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... My experience with Reclast has been nothing but problems. In 2013 I received the first dose of Reclast. I woke up the next morning and 3 of my fingernails were lifted off of the nailbed. ... (3 replies)
... I've been on Reclast since it came out and have had 4 infusions so far. My osteoporosis has significantly improved. ... (2 replies)
... levels, especially vitamin D, were found to be "very low" and I'm taking supplements to correct this. My doctor has recommended and set up an appointment for a Reclast infusion. ... (3 replies)

... it's called Zometa but it's the same drug. For osteoporosis the risk factors and cost appear to be about the same as for the oral drugs like Fosamax and Boniva. Reclast is given in a 15 minute IV infusion once a year for three years. ... (7 replies)
... markets the same drug under both brand names, depending on what Dx it's being prescribed for. Reclast is for Paget's Disease. Zometa is for bone cancer. They don't market Reclast or Zometa towards osteoporosis patients at all. They have Miacalcin for that. ... (7 replies)
... I would like to hear more about your experience with Forteo. Did you have any side effects? ... (7 replies)
... Does anyone have info on Reclast IV with a person with a heart condition? ... (0 replies)
... Don't take reclast. It used to be called Zometa and to go around the problem that it causes they renamed it. It causes osteonecrosis of the jaw. (7 replies)
... I have just finished taking Forteo for 2 years and I am thinking about Reclast as my next option. Could you share with me your thoughts on this? ... (7 replies)
... I don't have any experience with it and as you know it is a bisphos, so you will have to do some thinking on this. ... (7 replies)
... s normal. We did not have a lot of time to talk, but he really wanted me to start treatment right away. We discussed a couple of options and I am scheduled for a reclast infusion Monday. ... (2 replies)
... If you get the VAP test for your husband and find out the particle size of his HDL/LDL, the test may prove he does not need Zocor, but the test could have the opposite result. There is a separate risk factor for heart disease on the VAP test called Lp(a), if this protein marker is over 10, there is an increased risks for heart disease, it's genetic and a separate risk... (38 replies)
... PLEASE research the meds that are so casually given to us!! I'm supposed to have the Reclast injection this week....but after doing some research, I'm rethinking this. ... (0 replies)
... My oldest sister just told me tonight that my mother was taking Reclast and she doesn't even have osteoporosis! Her doctor won't allow her to stop it! ... (38 replies)
After Forteo
May 21, 2009
... In 2006 I was diagnosed with osteoporosis. For the next two years I took Forteo; my spine BMD improved from T -3.1 to T -2.3, and my hip BMD improved from T -2.4 to T -2.1. Several studies have shown that, in the year after stopping Forteo, BMD will continue to improve if bisphosphonates are taken, but will decline if bisphosphonates are not taken. So doctors routinely... (3 replies)
... ly and hopefully find their own way. It is really wonderful to have access to healthboards to share.I welcomed you on another thread where you talked about your reclast experience. But welcome again! ... (33 replies)
... Hi I have been on Evista with no side effects although it does not build bone. That is all I can take for the osteo (10.9% below fracture level). Stay away from Fosamax and family as everyone is right. More and more women are getting ONR and that is horrible. The IV just brings it on faster than the pill. (7 replies)
... How are you tolerating Evista???? I am about to make a choice Boniva or Evista - or do nothing!! I just had a DEXA and was told OTC jus won't cut it - reading horrifying reviews about these two choices and feel like doing NOTHING! Have you been ok with Evista? (7 replies)
... Fosamax and Boniva are also associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). The name of the search engine that starts with G but gets bleeped out on this board will find you many hits on the subject. All of the bisphosphonates are also known to increase risk of heart arrhythmias. No freebies here. But at this point I have something like a 99% probability of breaking a hip or... (7 replies)

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