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Old 06-29-2011, 02:17 PM   #1
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No more osteoporosis meds for me

I have been on Fosamax for 10 years. I stopped taken them in November of last year due to all the scary side effects. Who wants to break a fema bone. Just not worth it.

 
Old 07-03-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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Re: No more osteoporosis meds for me

Wow, Ten years is a long time. Does your stomach feel ok? I only took one pill and my stomach was burning on fire.

 
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Old 07-06-2011, 09:39 AM   #3
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Re: No more osteoporosis meds for me

HI twangy2, welcome to the board . 10 years is a long time to take a drug and i have a couple of questions for you. During the 10 years did you have side effects that you could live with,did they just start, or did you just decide enough was enough? Also, during that time did you have significant gains in your density? I'm just curious cause for me just 2 months of actenol was enough for me to decide it was not the right path for me.

Are you now looking for new ways to keep the density? You've gained over the 10 years? take care...phyllis
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Old 07-06-2011, 03:10 PM   #4
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Re: No more osteoporosis meds for me

2 months after I started taken Fosamax I came down with IBS. Still have it some and I have been off Fosamax now since last November. But do not have it as bad. Bone density was a little better but then it wasn't. I only take Calcitonin spray which I have been taking for 10 years Not sure if I will continue that or not. I won't take anything else again. Too scary

 
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