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... I'm very glad to hear that you had success with Fosamax. My doctor thought Fosamax a safe and good option for hanging onto one's bone density, but not for getting significant gains. Our plan is for me to go on Fosamax after the two year period on Forteo. ... (8 replies)
... If you're going to have that tooth pulled, you need to do it before getting started on IV biphosphonates. ... (34 replies)
... scores were in the normal range. So, Fosamax has worked well for her. Still, I really don't want to take it in the future. ... (13 replies)

... she was much less alarmed by my 1.9 radius drop than I was. She said it may not be accurate. It depends on position, etc. She's getting the full report from the DEXA people who only gave me the cover sheet because, you know, what could a mere patient do with a full report? ... (0 replies)
After Forteo
May 22, 2009
... I am so sorry about your situation. I have been off Forteo for almost two years, and I followed it up with oral Fosamax. ... (3 replies)
... they are all about the same. If the copay is too high you have the dr write a letter called an "exception" or "tier change" explaining that he has already tried fosamax and can't take it anymore which only leaves forteo. ... (3 replies)
... Has anyone moved from Fosamax to Actonel with success? ... (1 replies)
... dy that said the safety and tolerability of the two drugs was the same. So, if one gives you problems, the other will most likely do the same. There really isn't getting used to the drugs. Either you tolerate it oryou do not. ... (4 replies)
... i have taken evista for almost 2 yrs off and on...i was on it a few months when i started having hairloss ..i stopped the evista to see if it was the cause but the hairloss continued... ... (6 replies)
... bones in jeopardy, it seems to me you must choose between the proverbial lesser of two evils. If your son does not get some sort of treatment, will he be better off than getting treatment that will help his condition tremendously, but with potential side effects? ... (10 replies)
... days, all my symptoms disappeared. I know many on this board don't agree with me, but I think the stuff is deadly and that in time it will be proven so and taken off the market, just like so many other drugs that have fallen by the wayside. ... (11 replies)
Apr 24, 2005
... apparently, the brisker the walking, the more impact benefit to spine and hips. So it's all interrelated. It seems that getting stronger all over is a good bet, if you can do it. ... (121 replies)
Another newbie
Nov 19, 2013
... I recently started Forteo for osteoporosis, I am 62 years old, had taken Fosamax for years, but have been off anything for osteoporosis for over a year. ... (14 replies)
Sharing my story
Jun 29, 2011
... I am in the same boat. I have osteoporosis and getting the hump in my neck but don't knowwhat to do. I took Fosamax for 10 years and got off them after hearing all the bad things about it I got off on my own as Dr said to keep taking them. ... (7 replies)
... I always wondered if it was hypothyroid or meno or both. Now with getting estrogen up I will see what changes. And, yes, I am very concerned about the risks. But, I am going with what the bone spec. recommends. ... (4 replies)
... me to keep taking the forteo as long as my local pharmacy would renew it and to come back in 6 months. If I can't continue the forteo he said my only choice was Fosamax and that was it. ... (6 replies)
Osteo and Ezorb
Nov 13, 2010
... happening is that I'm just pooping it out. I also worry about kidney stones as I do have them and don't want to add to them. I've also noticed that I have been getting a lot of calf cramping and don't know if this is related. I know if your electrolytes are off balance, cramps can occur. ... (6 replies)
... t two areas of the body and a poor NTX score. They can't determine yet that if the bisphos are failing in terms of bone loss if that also means that you are not getting any fracture protection as well. That makes it hard for me to decide whether to stay on Fosamax for that alone. ... (4 replies)
... Maybe the delayed start idea is off , but something happened. He was disinclined to talk about it . So, given the above I wasn't ready to stop. ... (21 replies)
... t the IV route carries even more risks like complications with dental procedures and the large amount of medication patients receive all at once. Even though I'm getting a little worried since I've been off Forteo for a year now with decreased T scores, I'm not considering bisphosphonates again. ... (11 replies)

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