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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)
Apr 30, 2009
... Yes. I had my first Reclast infusion in February 2008 and my second in February 2009. ... (15 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)

... So my question is would you recommend taking reclast. Has reclast caused more problems that it has solved? ... (2 replies)
... I've been on Reclast since it came out and have had 4 infusions so far. My osteoporosis has significantly improved. ... (2 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone here has had the once yearly Reclast and then developed problems. ... (2 replies)
Mar 19, 2008
... me in. Has anyone else on this board had issues with Reclast. When I got the infusion it sure brought back a lot of memories of chemo days. My onco suggested Reclast over the oral meds cause I'm so tired of having to take so many pills. I did have some problems with the admin of the IV needle. ... (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)
... ng you would have to decide for yourself. Check and see how long the half life is on this at the link below, that might help you to make a decision. Currently Reclast is used for Pagets disease in the US and some other medical probs, but as yet has not been approved for osteo here. ... (6 replies)
... amax is causing mild acid reflux, which in turn is causing asthma, I'd love to not take it, but I'm also very sensitive to medication, so all the side effects of Reclast scare me. ... (4 replies)
May 14, 2009
... Are you aware that Reclast is also a bisphosphonate med. Even though it's not taken orally, rather by infusion, it's still in the same class of meds as Boniva, Actonel and Fosamax. ... (15 replies)
Apr 8, 2009
... Zometa is reclast but the big difference is that reclast is only used once a year whereas Zometa is used more often. ... (15 replies)
... Fosomax being one of them. And I did not tolerate Fosomax. I would rather go back to Forteo again. I do not think Reclast is for me. ... (8 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)
... research Meeting in Philly. I think it just finished stage III clinical trials and Novartis Pharmaceuticals is looking for FDA approval next year. It's called Reclast or zoledronic acid. ... (1 replies)
Mar 21, 2018
... Hi, I'm Angie. I'm 37 and right now I was supposed to get Reclast on Tuesday, but my kidney function was 24% and needs to be 35%. I also have Ehlers - danols vascular type. My last dexa scan was -3.9 and rapidly getting worse. I was put on iv fluids for this week, in hopes to raise my kidney function. After reading your comment and all the others, I'm not sure I want to... (0 replies)
... I have seen two bone specialists who both felt Reclast was the way to go but after reading all the comments and info online, I'm super nervous about it. ... (2 replies)
... I had a Reclast infusion 13 months ago. ... (3 replies)
... I too had sudden and severe hip pain! That was what got me thinking the Reclast had done something to my bones that wasn't helpful. I never had hip pain ever before. The xray did not show arthritis! ... (2 replies)
... All medications come with side effects. Here are just a few mentioned for Reclast: Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; mild bone, joint, or muscle pain. I think your own research would be beneficial and help you to decide if you want to go forward. Jen (8 replies)

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