Actonel is taken for: Osteoporosis Bone Loss Cancer

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Other names: Risedronate, Atelvia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Bisphosphonates (also called diphosphonates) are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass, used to treat osteoporosis...
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years. So far cancer has not returned and am hoping despite...
" ...been on Arimidex for 4 years. Have very bad joint pain, especially in my knees & hands. Fingers swollen & very stiff. Also have serious weight gain that I can't seem to lose. Serious dizziness too.... "

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my fight with my 2 cancers... Actonel can have side...
" ...once-a-month tab of Actonel. It has done WONDERS!!!! Changed me back to my pre-cancer osteopenia...I went deep into osteoporosis during my fight with my 2 cancers... Actonel can have side... "

ins companies will not pay for it for anyone without cancer...
" ...but do not have any SE from it. My MIL takes Fozamax D. I think there are some others also. My onco told me there is a med about 10 times as effective as these. She said she can prescribe it with... "

The highest incidence of problems appear to be in cancer...
" ...Actonel for about 4 years. It helped increase my numbers until recently. Now I am having the Prolia injection every 6 months instead. A percentage of the patients taking these drugs will have j... "

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her2support.org
density excellent before cancer...
" ...go. March 03 started Arimidex, still taking it. October 05, tests show osteopenia probably from the Arimidex.(Bone density excellent before cancer.) Started Actonel which... "

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www.topix.com
it. It even says on the label that if you have neck cancer...
" ...literature that Actonel can cause bone cancer - another massive reason not to take it. It even says on the label that if you have neck cancer not to take ...take for this cancer to develop? It... "

take it because I feel like it will help prevent the cancer...
" ...that I have to have the Zometa injection. I do take Actonel for my bones. I don't like the Arimidex but I take it because I feel... "

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12 year cancer survivor, was taking Actonel or Fosamax for...
" bisphosphonates and dental work I, a 12 year cancer survivor, was taking Actonel or Fosamax for osteopenia when a crown broke off a tooth. My ...broke off again. (I stopped Fosamax last year when... "

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in the caution section risk may be higher if you have Cancer...
" ... sheet that was enclosed with my actonel, states in the caution section risk may be higher if you have Cancer.Then in this info. states it... "

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the cancer has returned and I am taking Arimidex. Just had...
" I had 5 years of Tamoxifen after chemo and radiation. Now 10 years later the cancer has returned and I am taking Arimidex. Just had my first ...osteoporosis so am now on Actonel. I have a... "

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