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... Del, I've been taking Evista for a little over a year. I've had no side effects from it. You can't compare it with Fosamax because they are completely different drugs. Fosamax is a biphosphonate. ... (3 replies)
... inally feeling good again, new doc badly wants me on fosamax. I'm fighting it. Dexa scores are ok for hip, borderline for spine. I'll go back on tamoxifen, few side effects for me, if he wants, but that's all for now. Any one currently using that for osteopenia? ... (9 replies)
... i have been on evista for just over one year. i started to notice a heavy feeling in my legs below my knees. i stopped evista and that feeling went away. ... (1 replies)

... the Dr agreeded to prescribe Evista to attempt to help my osteoporosis since I tole her I was leary of the Fosamax. I will start the Evista this weekend. Yes, I looked it up.. worst problem it can cause is blood clots.. everything can have a "possible" situation it seems. ... (72 replies)
... nd Evista, and that if he thought I absolutely must have something, I would choose the Miacalcin because it has been around longer and causes less nasty systemic side effects. ... (9 replies)
... ggressively and go on Forteo, but I'm not sure if that's the best way to go, particularly since I've read that Forteo builds bone in the spine, but is has little effects on BMD in the hips. ... (8 replies)
... for the osteoporosis. Fortunately, because it's a SERM like tamoxifen, it also protects against recurrance of breast cancer. Has anyone mentioned Evista to you, as an alternative to Fosamax? ... (4 replies)
... I have read more positive feedback on Evista than negative and regard it as the least problematic of the traditional treatments out there such as Fosamax and other biphosponates. ... (18 replies)
... scan two years ago. Showed osteopenia in my spine and hip. ... (12 replies)
May 22, 2003
... i have osteopenia in both my spine and hip..the evista slowed the loss of bone in both places...since starting the evista my weight has stayed basically the same..i vary between 118 and 122 ..ive not noticed any joint pain...just a warning ... ... (12 replies)
... although he says it is not as effective as Fosamax or Boniva. The Evista also has its own set of side effects. ... (32 replies)
... I heard on the news from women they had no side effects. ... (64 replies)
... Aleta just wondering if you had any side effects from Evista such as hot flashes etc? ... (7 replies)
... I have no idea if it is available in the UK. I see you are on Evista. Have you had any side effects? ... (4 replies)
Apr 22, 2006
... Was given Actonel and took myself off after a few weeks because of acid reflux and fear of side effects. Took nothing except calcium and vitamins. Saw an endocrinoligist here in Mexico City and he took me off of one of my thyroid med. ... (5 replies)
... diet and exercise and calcium are not really all that you can do..for many of us that is not enough. as much as i hate having to take meds with all the side effects that they can bring i have had to start on evista. ... (4 replies)
Apr 7, 2009
... in lower spine. Went to physician, he precribed Actonel monthly. Read all the reviews and was scared of side affects. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Suzie My osteoporosis is also genetic. My mum ended up with fractures of the spine and in the end was severely bent over and couldn't walk without a frame, obviously I want to avoid this situation. ... (11 replies)
... after the info you've added but if you have any doubts maybe you can get a copy of your DEXA report and seek another opinion. I know there is a treatment called Evista for women who cannot take estrogen and is supposed to have a good effect on bone density. Have you checked it out? ... (9 replies)
New Dexa Results
Feb 13, 2003
... At least people did not die from side effects from drugs. WOW, I'm really bumbed out about this whole thing. DR's say take it, that's what they told me about HRT, now look at HRT!!!! ... (8 replies)

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