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Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: /osteon meaning "bone" and /poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones t...
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Common Osteoporosis treatments discussed around the web
Fosamax 5,595 Actonel 1,776 Forteo 1,595
127,188 conversations around the web about Osteoporosis to help you make a decision
127,188 conversations around the web about Osteoporosis to help you make a decision
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Fosamax
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Reclast
Other name: Alendronate (Alendronate)
Other name: Zometa (Zometa)
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Discussions around the web
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Osteoporosis
Bone Loss
Cancer
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Osteoporosis
Cancer
Bone Mets
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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...
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Top Concerns
Fos
Joint Pain
5
GERD
5
Arthritis
4
Weight Gain
4
Tiredness
4
Heartburn
4
Hot Flashes
4
Bone Pain
4
Stomach Problems
3
Back Pain
3
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Flu Like Symptoms
9
Bone Pain
7
Tiredness
7
Fever
5
Flu
5
Joint Pain
5
RA
5
Muscle Pain
5
GERD
4
Nausea
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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...
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Post from
www.prohealth.com
" ...mom was on Fosamax and had terrible side effects.....she stopped taking it. My cousin tried Reclast by infusion and had horrible side effects. The only thing that gave her relief from the side... "

" ...vs. Reclast I have been on Fosomax for a while now, no side effects as of yet, but my regular physician said I was a good candidate for Reclast. I'm not... "

" ...in previous posts. Doc recommends Prolia injections because I had bad side effects to fosamax and also to Reclast. Today I got denial letter from medical insurance for Prolia shots :-( so now I... "

" ...also took Fosamax for awhile in my 40's and then Actinal which gave me severe esophageal pain. I stopped ...of calcium. My bone densities were getting worse until I took Reclast,... "

" ...Fosamax, but every time I took it I felt like I had the flu. ...Reclast. By the way, I was also diagnosed with celiac disease, which explains why my bones are in bad shape. I feel like I have... "

" ...taking fosamax and sustained two femur fractures after its use? Reclast was used two years after the first fracture. When the IM rod was removed after healing?it was causing much hip pain?. the leg... "

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www.webmd.com
" ...Fosamax was giving me bad acid reflux after 5 years of taking and I showed no improvement while taking it. Last year I experienced some slight numbing or tingling in my right cheek several months ... "

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sci.rutgers.edu
" Quote: Thanks GJ Did you have side effect while on Forteo? I know it's different ...hear what you experienced. Why did you switch from Fosamax to Reclast? So has it been a... "

Post from
www.topix.com
" ...the past I took Fosamax,Actenol, two infusions of Reclast and two injections of Prolia for osteoporosis. I suffered from ...these meds. Also after Reclast my numbers were worse, does not make... "

Post from
her2support.org
" I was on fosamax for years but switched to reclast (zometa) about 4 years ago ...osteopenic for many years (early menopause), 5 years on my first AI ...Make sure to take plenty of calcium and ch... "

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