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... It is probably caused by an early hysterectomy plus chemotherapy for breast cancer forcing an early menopause. Three years ago I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis and was initialy put on evista . Within weeks I was getting such bad leg cramps every night the doc took me off pills immediately and I was put on fosamax. ... (17 replies)
... I've only been taking Fosamax for 9 weeks so I'm really new at this but my "impression" is that one takes it for aprox 18 months and then has a new scan to see if it helped or not. If it helped.. great. ... (3 replies)
... ____________________________________________________________ I'm back again to talk about Boniva. My 79 year old husband took it for the first time on Tuesday morning. Wednesday morning he could barely get out of bed because of the pain in his back. As the morning progressed, the pain spread to other parts of his body. Off to the ER, where after many tests, they... (14 replies)

... hypatia, I've never been tested and never want to be tested. The testing is incredibly flawed, but promoted by drug companies to sell drugs. ... (14 replies)
... I don't think you have to stay on Fosamax permanently. At least my doctor said I'd only have to take it for a year or so. But maybe it depends on the person....or maybe my doctor was wrong! ... (3 replies)
... age 58. I had a screening bone density test suggested by a NP. I had gone to the doctor for a sinus infection and wasn't able to get an appointment with the the doctor so I wound up seeing one of his new NP's. ... (7 replies)
... hi all. someone suggested that i might switch from fosamax to another medication since my results on the fosamax dwindled this year. ... (3 replies)
... I have been losing weight steadily and close to my goal but all of a sudden have gain 2 pounds. ... (5 replies)
... I suspect the acid blockers also have a role in the bone loss from recent studies that I've read that suggest a connection btwn bone loss and low acidity. You mentioned that you have acid problem and have burning in your stomach. ... (3 replies)
... hair loss and weight gain. ... (17 replies)
... said Fosamax prevents bone loss. It is interesting to note that Merck, the manufacturer of Fosamax, funded both of these studies and both appeared in 2 well respected medical journals the same week. ... (13 replies)
... ted me to try Actonel daily. Then it became availabe in a wkly 30mgs., now 35 mgs. Well, from the start I told him I was gaining a lot of weight, laughed at me and said age, metabolism, etc. Also noticed my hair was thinning a lot, started having a lot of IBS type symptoms, diahhrea. Now after taking this Actonel 35mgs. ... (17 replies)
... He stated that last summer's results on HRT studies had shown that that HRT is not very good as a bonebuilder. He thinks Fosamax is most effective. ... (9 replies)
... I do have loss of bone on my teeth also. What is the synthetic bone called that your dentist used? ... (72 replies)
Need help PLEASE
Jun 11, 2003
... I was not able to tolerate Fosamax which is a bisphosphonate as is Actonel. These meds can be very hard on the esophagus and digestive system so you are correct with your concerns. Some people tolerate it just fine though so you my want to give it a trial run. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I recently learned I have severe osteoprosis and have lots of unanswered questions. ... (7 replies)
... F, and have been on fosamax since 2004. ... (1 replies)
... I've never joined a forum like this, but I registered in order to tell my story. It may be helpful to some and probably interesting to many. ... (7 replies)
Osteoporosis penia
Jul 22, 2007
... Does your mother have both osteoporosis and osteopenia? ... (1 replies)
... s we all are asking each other. Like, is Fosamax or Actonel the cause of hair loss and weight gain? ... (39 replies)

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