Log in to your
account.
Quick sign up
It only takes a millisecond.
Terms and Conditions
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Enter your email address below, and you'll receive and email containing a link to reset your password.
Password reset
A confirmation email with a link to reset your password has been sent to at your request.
Please check your email and click on the link.
We do our best, but if you don't hear from us in a minute or two, please check your spam email folder.
For further assistance please contact us at support@treato.com.
Treato My Voice
Share your thoughts, experiences and ideas which could help others.
Please, no commercial content and no spam.
Make sure you enter your email address correctly so we can let you know when it goes live after a short moderation process.
The name that will be displayed with your story
Your email address will not be displayed on Treato, and will never be shared.
 
 
Thank you for sharing
Our editorial team will review this shortly and we will inform you once it goes live.
Treato My Voice
Thank you for sharing!
Your post was added to treato.com.
You’re one step away from being a registered user on Treato.
Just choose a password, and you’re done!
Treato My Voice
NOTE: All My Voice posts are carefully monitored by the Treato tream.
Your privacy is important. Treato will never sell or give your email address to a third party.
How to use bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you through the My Treato
panel on the right
help-img
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you
through the My Treato panel on the right
help-img
To save and access your bookmarks from any browser, you need to be
logged in or create an account in 5 seconds.
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
You now have bookmarks. In order not to lose them, we recommend that you sign up or log in.
Security check
Let us know that you are a human.
Type the characters you see in the picture below
Submit

Fosamax vs. Prolia for Osteoporosis

Change usage

Fosamax

Rx
/ 16,850 posts
Other Names: Alendronate

Prolia

Rx
/ 1,891 posts
Other Names: Xgeva
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 16,850 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 1,891 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Alendronic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or alendronate sodium (United States Adopted Name) — sold as Fosamax by Merck & Co.|Merck — is a bisphosphonate medication used for osteoporosis and several other bone diseases. It is ma... Read more on Wikipedia
Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. It was developed by the company Amgen.Denosumab is design... Read more on Wikipedia
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Joint Pain
Did you have
this too?
GERD
Weight Gain
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Itching
Did you have
this too?
Rash
Nausea
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
Treato Video
Follow us
share this page
Help people by sharing experiences you've had with Fosamax or Prolia - your story could impact others.
Treato My Voice
By Maureen hanahan
January 27, 2014
Maureen hanahan wrote
Prolia injection
Comment on this post
By Nancy
December 3, 2013
Nancy wrote
Prolia
Comment on this post
By Italia
November 9, 2013
Italia wrote
High Chlosterol
Comment on this post
By Jeanette Whiteman
October 18, 2013
Jeanette Whiteman wrote
alendronate
Comment on this post
By Missouri47
October 14, 2013
Missouri47 wrote
elbow pain
Comment on this post
By Juanell Hollingsworth
August 14, 2013
Juanell Hollingsworth wrote
Rash caused by Prolia
Comment on this post

What patients are saying about Fosamax vs. Prolia

159 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
shot is just under the skin so really doesn't hurt. Fosomax...
...I've never had any side effects whatsoever. The shot is just under the skin so really doesn't hurt. Fosomax gave ...very happy with prolia...
i was on fosamax for four years. onc switched me...
luvmygoats, i was on fosamax for four years. onc switched me prolia. it is a subcutaneous injection given every six months. no problems so far. have had two injections. onc has me take a couple...
Prolia?   I have taken Fosamax since last July and now...
...you have had no problems with Prolia. I have a few ...density test since you started Prolia?   I have taken Fosamax since last July and now my Onc is recommending Prolia.  I am wondering if...
discomfort. Fosamax gave me many side effects including a...
...www.prolia.ca and it has lots of information. There is also a Provital Support Program which provides valuable information. You can speak with a nurse (have done so) Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m....
it sure beats taking Fosamax weekly which did nothing in...
...received my first injection of Prolia end of December and so far no side effects. Injection was absolutely painless. ...it sure beats taking Fosamax weekly which did nothing ...regular doctor...
doctor has prescribed the Prolia injection which is given...
...has prescribed the Prolia injection which is given by sub-q injection every six months. I had the injection on Dec. 30th and so far have had no side effects. The ...I was on Fosamax for...
doctor has prescribed the Prolia injection which is given...
...has prescribed the Prolia injection which is given by sub-q injection every six months. I had the injection on Dec. 30th and so far have had no side effects. The ...I was on Fosamax for...
elbow. I have been on Fosamax, Forteo which caused High...
...my Dr. but he states that these are not side effects of Prolia which I am informing him of he says it ...the elbow. I have been on Fosamax, Forteo which caused High vit D, High...
is natural. My friend was on Fosamax and got really sick so...
...totally agree with Faith. This Prolia is poison. I cannot go for ...try STRONTIUM SUPPORT it is natural. My friend was on Fosamax and got really sick so she looked up Strontium Support. Had...
of my spine. I'm not on Fosamax - my doc has actually...
...about Fosamax and osteoporosis drugs in general though - what is it that you're concerned about? I have osteoporosis of my spine. I'm not on Fosamax - my doc has actually prescribed Prolia (a...
feedback