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... m not sure about just annually. Aside from the time it takes there is really nothing to the treatment. Just take a good book if you aren't fond of TV or if your infusion center doesn't provide a TV. ... (1 replies)
... Most hospitals have an infusion center. The Remicade infusions for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Crohn's Disease can be done at these infusions centers. ... (34 replies)
... I've had one infusion of the pamidronate. It was scheduled to be a two hour infusion, but I experienced some very mild tingling at the lips and the wrists, so my infusion drip was slowed to a 4 hour rate. That tingling could be considered as a reaction. ... (17 replies)

... they can just slow the infusion rate or maybe add some benadryl or something to the infusion. ... (34 replies)
... I have tried taking oral Boniva and Fosomax but the joint pain I developed was so severe it was debilitating. My oncologist and internist have suggested the infusion type as in Reclast, Forteo, and whatever the others are. I am very worried I will suffer from this extreme pain again from these classification of drugs. ... (3 replies)
... never seem able to get a written result. In fact, I'm guessing she will do another wrist scan when I see her on the 1st. I've still got a lot to learn about this osteoporosis bit. ... (17 replies)
... infusion at Mayo Clinic in October 2004 for my osteoporosis since I've refused to even consider Fosamax or Actonel due to my Crohn's disease and Miacalcin is virtually useless. ... (34 replies)
... Without sufficient vitamin D in your body, taking calcium is worthless as you need the D as an adjunct. I am wondering if this would extrapolate to infusion drugs, as I know it would relate to oral meds like Fosamax and Boniva. You may consider ensuring you have enough Vit D before you go any further. ... (3 replies)
... Given your history with the oral bisphosphonates, I would be very reluctant to try the infusion versions. Your instincts are probably right. ... (3 replies)
... thinning osteoporosis appears to prevent spine and hip fractures even though it is given only once a year, eliminating the need for a strict daily pill regimen, preliminary data show. ... (13 replies)
... something for lumbar. Anyway, the oncologist is much more worried about the osteoporosis than the chances of recurrance of breast cancer. I WILL be getting the dexa scores from my last two scans. ... (3 replies)
... x and pamidronate are all bisphosphonates, just different formulations. The pamidronate is less likely to cause problems with the Crohn's because it is given via infusion rather than taken orally. The pamidronate didn't disturb my Crohn's at all. ... (34 replies)
... I had a zometa infusion about a year ago. It was done at the VA hospital in San Francisco. Unfortunately I was one of the people with bad side effects. ... (34 replies)
... I've been having a yearly infusion of Aclasta here in Australia and have been told it stops the calcium being drawn from your bones which means it is slowing down damage not repairing it. ... (2 replies)
... Oh, and after reading The Myth of Osteoporosis by Gillian Sanson, I decided against all biphosphonates for the time being. If my osteo gets worse I may reconsider, but for now I'm good. ... (4 replies)
... led my appointment for the infusion, not only because of what you mentioned but also because I wanted to do more reading on the subject. So I ordered The Myth of Osteoporosis by Gillian Sanson and read it last week. Boy, did it open my eyes! ... (34 replies)
... Now you've got me scared, Suggi. I am also a breast cancer survivor. I was on birth control pills most of my adult life, right up until my cancer Dx 5 years ago. I always thought my bones were protected. After my treatment I went on Tamoxifen, which is also supposed to protect the bones. So now it's been 5 years and they ordered the DEXA scan as a prelude to putting me on... (34 replies)
... Someone I know has just had an Aclasta infusion for Osteoporosis. She says it will take effect immediately and her bones will be back to normal strength straight away. ... (2 replies)
... Well, there is always the IV pamidronate, a bisphosphonate like Actonel and Fosamx but given by IV infusion instead. ... (16 replies)
... Hi - I can't take any meds anymore either. I am on Evista now and still went down another 3% in July to a total of 36% below fracture level. Zometa is a bad drug I was thinking of getting but besides the danger of kidney failure you can not have any invasive dental work done. If you have a tooth out the bone won't heal and the skin doesn't grow over. Even grafting doesn't... (34 replies)

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