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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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Fosamax 6,521
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Fosamax vs Reclast

Fosamax
VS.
Reclast
Other name: Alendronate Alendronate
Other name: Zometa Zometa
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
1.7
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
3.1
Concern level
3.6
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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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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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GERD
6
Joint Pain
5
Arthritis
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Weight Gain
4
Tiredness
4
Bone Pain
4
Heartburn
4
Stomach Problems
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Hot Flashes
3
RA
3
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Flu Like Symptoms
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Tiredness
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6
Joint Pain
5
RA
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Fever
5
Flu
5
Muscle Pain
5
Nausea
4
GERD
4
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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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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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on Fosamax and had terrible side effects.....she stopped...
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" My 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... "

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een on Fosomax for a while now, no side effects as of yet, b...
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" Topic: Fosomax 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.... "

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because I had bad side effects to fosamax and also to...
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" Bone loss from arimidex put me into osteoporosis ...mentioned in previous posts. Doc recommends Prolia injections because I had bad side effects to fosamax and also to Reclast. Today I got denial letter f... "

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40's and then Actinal which gave me severe esophageal pain...
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" ...options: I also took Fosamax for awhile in my 40's and then Actinal which gave me severe esophageal pain. I stopped and played ...different dosages of calcium. My bone densities were... "

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ut every time I took it I felt like I had the flu. Then t...
" ...osteoporosis. I started with Fosamax, but every time I took it I felt like I had the flu. Then the doctor prescribed ...Now I am on Reclast. By the way, I was also diagnosed with celiac disease, which... "

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was taking fosamax and sustained two femur fractures after...
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" I was 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... "

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wasn't helping me any longer after several years taking it....
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" I'm now on yearly IV Reclast because the Fosamax wasn't helping me any longer after several years taking it. Everyone's different... "

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wants' me to stop Fosamax and switch to Reclast...
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" My rheumatologist wants' me to stop Fosamax and switch to Reclast transfusions. However my Pharmacist daughter just told me that Reclast also comes in pill form ...much more expensive. Has anyone... "

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this problem. Other than this I have had no side effects
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" ...and take my calcium. 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... "

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y did you switch from Fosamax to Reclast? So has it...
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" Thanks GJ Did you have side effect while on Forteo? I know it's different for everybody and would ...hear what you experienced. Why did you switch from Fosamax to Reclast? So has it been a... "

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