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... t is that making bones denser does not necessarily make them stronger. A study that came out last week concludes that "for some people" bisphosphonates may, with long term use, actually cause fractures of the femur that otherwise rarely occur. ... (16 replies)
... i called lily ..evista has been on the market just over 4 yrs...not long enough in my mind to know what problems will surface with long term use..but i will give you the info that i have and you can draw your own conclusions... ... (14 replies)
Sep 5, 2005
... Boniva is the only osteo drug I haven't tried. I couldn't tolerate the side-effects from Fosamax, Actonel, Evista, HRT, Miacalcin, and Forteo. I've recently read that bisphosphonates such as Boniva, Fosamax, and Actonel may contribute to osteonecrosis of the jaw as well as make bones more brittle with long-term use. Studies have confirmed that the fractures people do... (13 replies)

... nder what kind of affect it will have on the body to add another osteoporosis medication in that time span. I really don't think this medication has been around long enough, nor enough research done, for them to be sure of what may happen? ... (14 replies)
... y next year so will find out about any improvements then. I am considering HRT, if I must take something. This seems to have a safer and longer track record of use in treating osteoporosis. ... (64 replies)
... Thanks everyone for your input. I'll use the spray. I've been testing it on my arm since I went to the doctor. ... (3 replies)
... She doesn't advocate not getting a DEXA scan. She advocates using it as just one of many indicators on which to base a diagnosis and treatment, and to use Z scores instead of T scores. ... (72 replies)
Fosamax Question
Apr 2, 2012
... take Calcium citrate with Vitamin D. Last October my bone density test showed that my levels have not changed since I first had improvement. I also have taken Evista for 15 years, which is supposed to help bone density but I don't know whether or not that has been proven. ... (4 replies)
... If you do a search on this board you will find so much information on alternative ways to deal with osteo, but here are some basics: 1) First, read the book The Myth of Osteoporosis 2) Get a good, absorbable calcium supplement (I prefer liquid) 3) You will also need magnesium, at least equal to the amount of calcium you are taking. I take extra in separate form because if... (11 replies)
... ng years of digestion problems, I am interested in all natural treatments. My Doctor could not instruct me on what to use. He said I could try Evista, but that long term trials are not done yet on this drug and we do not know if there will be problems with it yet. Of course, I dont want to be part of the trial. ... (11 replies)

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