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... I have been reading the side effects of fosamax and they do not sound very good, wondering if I should put this stuff in my body. ... (15 replies)
... s best friend took it for about 6 months and then had to stop because she had terrible jaw and neck pain. ... (4 replies)

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Feb 21, 2004
... DEXA scanning of the left hip reveals a femoral neck bone mineral density of 0. ... (11 replies)
... I've never heard that fosamax helps with the absorption of nutrients, but maybe they do. ... (15 replies)
... I was just as shocked and didn't understand osteoporosis when I got diagnosed. My surgeon gave me Fosamax to take for 4 months prior to back surgery. At the time I had no idea that it would take alot longer than that to incrase my bone density. ... (15 replies)
... I had severe neck and shoulder pain that developed about a year after starting Fosamax. I didn't say anything to the dr. ... (6 replies)
... rays, they were all negative, but I am not ruling that out. The last MRI'S were done in 4 separate areas, my hips, my thoracic spine, my neck and my brain. ... (15 replies)
... I can't stand Fosamax, but at least it's not as bad as Actonel. I was put on Actonel in 2003 because one of my GP's (I've got 3) was worried about my DEXA scores at the time: I was born with a bone & joint disease already placing me at risk, plus was on Decadron constantly throughout the 90's for my chronic asthma and lung problems. My doctor knew (and still knows) very... (58 replies)
... 71 years old and just beginning to get osteopenia is not such a bad thing! I wish I were in her shoes. Of course, everyone must decide the best course for themselves, but if it were me, I would go off the Fosamax, take liquid calcium/magnesium/vitamin D (I like Innovative Natural which is very absorbable) and Vitamin K and continue walking regularly and lifting weights.... (6 replies)
... far as the injection site goes, I like to do it in the thigh better. I have an easier time doing it there because of my eye sight, and not being able to bend my neck as far forward, as you need to, to inject in the stomach. I can't say that Forteo causes the spare tire. ... (17 replies)
... I'm still struggling with the pain and trying differnt medications. ... (9 replies)
... I'm asking this for my mom......She's almost 71 years old. She has been told she has the very beginnings of Osteopenia. She was prescribed Fosamax and is experiencing terrible shoulder and neck pain. ... (6 replies)
... neck pain for almost two of those years, but never connected it to the drug. this week my dr. found blood in my stool and i must go for an endoscopy. ... (9 replies)
... supplements like calcium, magnesium and D, plus do what you can for weight bearing exercises, provided it doesn't make any of your other back problems worse. My neck really hurts, but I'm going to physical therapy for traction, massage and exercise. I have trouble turning my neck in any direction so this therapy is helping. ... (15 replies)
... I am 50 years old and have been diagnosed about two years ago. I have been on fosamax and recently changed to Boniva. Two weeks ago I had another bone scan and have yet to see the results. ... (2 replies)
... When I took Actonel, I usually spent the entire week in pain everywhere. Most of my joints, my back, my neck and my knees hurt the most. If back pain is not something you've had before, I'd say it's the Actonel. It caused a lot more problems than it was worth. ... (13 replies)
... I had a dexa scan only of the hips and spine. I had a MRI done a while back because of the pain between my shoulder was so bad, but nothing showed as being wrong. ... (15 replies)
... I too took care of my Dad. He was always my best friend. One morning he was walking to the breakfast table, and he just crumbled. His neck broke and his hips. He lived 3 years after that. He just suffered something awful. His mind was fine, but osteo killed him. ... (72 replies)
... work and she put me on 50000 units of Vitamin D once a week along with the Fosamax. The next year my scores were even lower. She suggested Forteo. Obviously, the Fosamax is not working but she still wanted me to take it along with the Forteo. ... (4 replies)

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