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Fosamax

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/ 16,850 posts
Other Names: Alendronate

Reclast

Rx
/ 2,500 posts
Other Names: Zometa
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 16,850 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 2,500 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Fosamax vs. Reclast

395 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Why did you switch from Fosamax to Reclast? So has it been...
...everybody and would like to hear what you experienced. Why did you switch from Fosamax to Reclast? So has it been a year since you completed the Forteo treatment? As...
to deal with the Osteoporosis. I was switched to Reclast...
...The numbness and loss of motor co-ordination increased at a slow, steady rate over the years since Tx. I took Fosamax for years to deal with the Osteoporosis. I was switched to Reclast; an infusio...
rules out other causes, she may switch me to Reclast...
...to mention is I've been on Fosamax close to a year so it's obviously not helping. The onc said after the endocrinologist rules out other causes, she may switch me to Reclast and replace the...
reclast infusion once a year. So far no side effects unless...
Could not tolerate Fosamax because I had acid reflux. Am on reclast infusion once a year. So far no side effects unless some of those I blame on femara are from the reclast. My oncologist assured me...
me from oral Fosomax to IV Reclast as there are studies...
...also changing me from oral Fosomax to IV Reclast as there are studies to ...explained that the arteries get inflammed.  He said he has me on daily baby asprin because of high risk family...
reclast and/or fosamax scared me so I chosen this course...
...with osteopenia. I met with a neurologist a couple of months ago and he suggested either reclast or fosamax. ...weight-bearing exercises. The side effects from the reclast and/or fosamax scared ...
on Fosamax and had terrible side effects.....she stopped...
...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 ...She is doing Reclast again beca...
I�know several people on it and they had no side effects...
...main side effect is a flu like symptoms for a day or 2 but you are done for a year and it is supposed to work better than fosamax. You don't have to remember to take the pills either daily or weekl...
RECLAST IS FREQUENTLY USED FOR CANCER PATIENTS. JAWBONE...
...my Doctor suggested the once a year Reclast IV. ...know the Fosamax is causing some upper GI problems already, and ...PEOPLE'S PHARMACY RESPONSE: RECLAST IS FREQUENTLY USED FOR CANCER PATIENT...
prescribed Reclast and I have had no side effects at all....
I took Fosamax for a couple of years but had to stop because of stomach ulcers (unrelated). Then went to ...to osteoporosis, my doctor prescribed Reclast and I have had no side effects at all. I...
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