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... here that are having problems with actonel, or like medicine. When I read posts from this board, I'm so thankful that this isn't the case with me. I have been on actonel for 3 months now, and feel great. ... (18 replies)
Jun 13, 2005
... I would like to clarify a few of the points you made below..... ... (37 replies)
Feb 8, 2005
... I do not get any side effects. I will be going for a bone density scan to see if taking Actonel helped. I am only 45 and hope that I don't have to take it very long just because I hate taking medication. ... (37 replies)

Mar 26, 2005
... I would like to know the source of this information. It's the first time I've heard this and I have read about traditional and organic approaches. ... (37 replies)
Mar 26, 2005
... Thanks for your response and good wishes. I have read several times that Actonel and Fosoma do not build bone. ... (37 replies)
... of the amount of calcium you take. ... (24 replies)
... HI Nacita, when i decided to stop after a few months i just stopped and within a week the minor side effects i was feeling went away. Actenol has a half life of 480 hours, so it out of your system in less than a month, much quicker than fosomax which can stay in your body for up to 10 years. ... (3 replies)
... I take Limbrel 250 mg. ... (13 replies)
... so if i take 4 of them, it'll be 1332 mg calcium etc. ... 5 would be 1665 ... ... (24 replies)
... like mine is, you don't have osteoporosis yet, you are still considered osteopenia. I went to an endocrinologist who told me I have time to wait for safer drugs than the biophosphonates to become available, which means she doesn't consider them safe. ... (16 replies)
Any Advice?
Feb 20, 2004
... I have lots of interest in osteo ....I am not osteo.....but I work with lots of people that do. I have read so many threads, I do not recall all the aspects of your specific case other than you were pretty sever osteo? ... (11 replies)
... I'm feeling a little better today because I went to PT which always helps the stiffness and pain. I haven't read the articles from the National Academy of Sciences but I'll try to look at it tomorrow. ... (33 replies)
Any Advice?
Feb 21, 2004
... And I would not want to take it myself. ... (11 replies)
Sep 29, 2003
... like composition. From what I've read,no one knows what the effects of Fosomax are after 4 years. ... (18 replies)
... I know that I would take offense at being told I "obsessed" about my health!!! And I wouldn't be able to hide it nor would I try to. We can no longer rely on our doctors to stay on top of our health for us. ... (15 replies)
Mar 26, 2005
... I don't know what information in my post you are referring to, the cholesterol supplements or the bone health supplements. ... (37 replies)
... I wish I had access to a pol..Love to swim! ... (10 replies)
... I am starting my bisphosphonates next week. When I asked my doctor how long I could take a drug holiday after finishing forteo, he said about a month. So, Tuesday it will be exactly 4 weeks. ... (21 replies)
... the newspaper this morning. Apparently people over 50 and taking these meds are at a higher risk for hip fracture. The article mentioned the meds cause the body to not absorb calcium and suggested using Tums or Rolaids instead. They also suggested we discuss this with our doctors. ... (4 replies)
... There is a llot of negative reactions to Fosamax posted on this website and for those who have had a bad reaction, it is understandable. ... (5 replies)

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