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Allergies board

  1. Gluten free diet???
    ... Tums for calcium for the osteo also. Also taking Evista (raloxifene) for the osteo which doesn't seem to be...

  2. Allergy testing for Drug Allergies?????
    ... cancer survivor and the meds are a problem for me. The Evista I am on now for osteo is not working and afraid to...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Mold exposure
    ... said it could cause blood clots and I am already on Evista for the osteo which can cause blood clots and I only...

Environmental Disorders board

  1. Mold
    ... not an option. Can't take cholestramyne as I take Evista for osteoporosis and another reason I can't do the...

  2. Positive Update from Share
    ... now. Also, the only osteoporosis drug I can take is Evista and it says on the sheet DO NOT TAKE CHOLESTRYMINE ... with Evista ....for some reason. Can't do the Vit C IV's as...
    ... now. Also, the only osteoporosis drug I can take is Evista and it says on the sheet DO NOT TAKE CHOLESTRYMINE ... with Evista ....for some reason. [COLOR="Blue"][SIZE="4"][FONT...

  3. Mold problems
    ... brittle bones which I already have and also I am on Evista for my bones and under drug interactions it states ... you can not take cholestrymine if you are on Evista .....bad, bad.....so what can I do - Evista is the...
    ... were talking about re the digestive tract. Also on Evista (Raloxafine) for the osteo which I can't get off of ... unless I get a blood clot which is a side effect of Evista . However, they now say it may have a similar effect...

  4. Indoor Mold Exposure
    ... found out when I ordered my last batch of osteo meds ( Evista ) that it actually stated on the drug sheet UNDER NO ... CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT TAKE EVISTA WITH CHOLESTRAMYINE. Boy, shows you what holistic ... and did not blink an eye at the fact I was taking Evista .......just wanted to fill the prescription (no drugs...

Pain Management board

  1. My PHARMACIST treats me like an addict!~
    ... The pathetic thing was that my prescription was for Evista - certainly not a drug that a person would become...

Arthritis board

  1. Diagnosed w/degenerative arthritis of spine, suggestions & input???
    ... quit taking them. Now the the PCP has prescribed Evista . I took it only twice and suffered horrible the next...

  2. arthritis/rhem-arth and medications
    ... well and have been prescribed: fosamax - 1 per week; evista - 1 a day; viactin chewables - 1 day; HOWEVER i have...

Back Problems board

  1. steroid injections and osteoporosis
    ... steoporosis, you should take something, whether its a serm ( evista ), bisphosphonate (fosamax, actonel etc), or pth, plus...

Osteoporosis board

  1. Dexa Reports
    ... actually told me to continue taking strontium but add Evista which I did not. I never did the 10% overestimation...
    ... a-day capsule. Since you'd prefer not to take the Evista , did you ever consider using MK-7 in addition to your...

  2. Osteoblast a question
    ... heart procedure? Also wondering how you are doing on Evista and whether you think that is what you will remain ... If so, how long does a person need to maintain on Evista following forteo? Saw specialist recently and asked...

  3. Who's right?
    ... years ago with osteopenia. My internist put me on Evista . Six months ago my Gyno told that since I take Prempro ... I don't need Evista as it just duplicates and he had told me to quit taking ... understand what it all meant. They want me back on the Evista . I'm confused about a lot of stuff really. Why ... did the gyno tell me not to take Evista if I need to? How can I have Osteoporosis at 56?...
    ... you further in that direction. As regards, hrt and evista I have not read specifically about those 2 together ... information on that. I know of at least one person here on evista and she may have looked into whether those 2 together...
    ... another ten years? I've been taking either Prempro or Evista for over 5 years and it has gotten worse. I have...
    ... Hi: I'm taking Evista , and was told you can't take estrogen with it. I ... the same thing. You can also read about it at the Evista site, or in the package insert. Also, a pharmacist ... should be able to explain why Evista and Estrogen are contraindicated. Both HRT and Evista...

  4. alternatives to biophosates for osteoporosis?
    ... doesn't recommend the nasal spray, and cannot take evista due to blood clots. I've been weight training and...

  5. Forteo and Strontium
    ... can't take bisphosphonates and doesn't want to take Evista , and her scores were -2.5 and -2.7 on two tests in...
    ... Dr said she would like to see it around 30. I'm on Evista after finishing Forteo, but my t-scores are good. ... because of my insurance, so I have to rely on the NTx. Evista isn't the best drug for keeping resorption low, but ... higher than normal is what you want. Now that I'm on Evista the score should drop, but I guess 44 isn't low enough...
    ... new, and I don't like the possible side effects. Evista isn't an option for me because my mom had a stroke...

  6. Forteo users--a new pen and my update
    ... you can find a good drug to replace Forteo. I'm on Evista , but my NTx isn't as good as it should be. At least...
    ... you can find a good drug to replace Forteo. I'm on Evista , but my NTx isn't as good as it should be. At least...

  7. Age 50 -3-1 score on spine
    ... Osteoporosis almost 9 years ago and was on then the drug Evista for 2 years. The drug was fairly new back then and...
    ... do from 36 to 50. To me it's not clear when you did evista and how long fosamax. With numbers similar to yours...
    ... do from 36 to 50. To me it's not clear when you did evista and how long fosamax. With numbers similar to yours ... those years - and nothing since then except 1 year of Evista about 11 years ago. Sooooo..... I think that not...

  8. Evista how is it working for you?
    ... Wildflowers I tried Evista & it acted like a sugar pill (did absolutely nothing...
    ... would you be so kind to tell me how long you took Evista , my concern was the side effects blood clots and muscle...
    ... you be so kind to tell me how long you were taking Evista , my concern was the side effects blood clots and muscle...
    ... Hi Wildflowers I believe I took Evista for one year. It did not cause any problems for me...

  9. osteoporosis or kidney stones?
    ... fracture,caused from osteoporosis. She has been taking evista for years but no calcium(due to stone worries). She...

  10. Desert Bloom - Are You There?
    ... you feeling? Are you making any progress with the Evista ? We all seem somehow lost, not seeing and reading...
    ... think is weird, but who knows. I stopped taking the Evista and will stay off of it for a week or so to see if ... alleviate any of the chest pain. I'm not sure why I think Evista would do that, except that it can make atrial fibs...
    ... since the angio. If you read some of the info on Evista it say's it can make existing heart probs like af ... hypertension, and that isn't any better since I stopped Evista . I only plan on being off of it for a week or two...
    ... read anything that says that hrt is as effective as evista in retaining forteo gains?? I have seen the article ... about evista but not hrt. Well----do so hope you get better soon...
    ... remember the gist? To your knowledge how do bispho, evista and hrt stack up as antiresorptives. Of course , I...

  11. Strontium question
    ... March 06. I had previously tried Fosamax, Actonal and Evista without success, burning gut ect. I can not tell...

  12. New to Osteoporosis
    ... doing the same thing, if there are changes consider evista . So, needless to say I have a personal trainer, I...

  13. Actenol bad effects
    ... 2001 and my internist thought I would benefit from Evista which I tolerated without a problem. This year, however ... of my reaction to Fosamax, added the Actenol to the Evista . A new dexa scan revealed further bone density loss...

  14. How much Vitamin D is to much? Calcium? Toxic?
    ... left for another hospital she wanted to put me on Evista , what do you think about Evista? I am at a point...

  15. Relief Again
    ... with vit d. Any news on your calcium situation? Is evista agreeing with you? Sorry, can't really answer the...

  16. Virtually no improvement on Forteo
    ... damages the quality of your bone. Some people take evista after forteo--so there are other options out there...

  17. Ezorb side effects...warning
    ... happy. he said, well, there's other things - estrogen, Evista . Isn't Evista a breast cancer drug? Even the ads on...
    ... something that will really help I have no experience with evista , cant handle Hrt, and I certainly cant recommend...

  18. HRT and Osteo treatment
    ... out with all the med probs. Oh, no probs with the Evista so far, and you're right we never have humidity, it...

  19. Actonel, Evista, Fosamax
    ... Now, I am hoping all this helps. As for Actonel, Evista , and Fosamax it just seems to me that the possible...

  20. Post Forteo Comments
    ... take some time to recalibrate. I hope so!!Hope the evista is working out ok. Pika B---did you ever look ... about testosterone? Also, DB mentioned men can take evista , that could be an option. P.s.- I talked to the gyn...
    ... :( I haven't noticed any side effects from the Evista so far. I was thinking it might make my night sweats...

  21. Forteo recent graduating class
    ... some after forteo. You must be several wks. into evista , any hot flashes or any other feelings of note? ...
    ... growth, is in cysts, nodules etc. Did you know that Evista can be used by men? I just read that somewhere, and...
    ... lately at Univ of WA, and I only ran across the info on Evista by accident. My brothers will not take any of the ... bisphos's, but they may consider Evista , but I actually think they can handle their scores...
    ... thinking of you too and hoping your transition to evista is coming along well. Any side effects of note???...
    ... I don't have any noticeable side effects from the Evista , so that's good. I won't have another cal test...

  22. Best Specialty Doctor to See?
    ... was worse, so I'm on Boniva now, in addition to the Evista I was already taking. But I'm osteoporotic, and it...

  23. Info on TransPharma's hPTH patch
    ... levels so I can't say for sure what happened. The Evista isn't causing any trouble. I haven't noticed any...
    ... dose hormones, or if you can't take those, what about Evista , since Evista isn't a hormone? I'm taking Evista...
    ... help if you go in with a checklist and ask about evista calcitonin nasal spray low dose estrogen menostar...

  24. Puzzling Question About HRT for Osteoporosis
    ... you are out there I am wondering about either the evista or the menostar for you until you come up with a better...
    ... should be on the table for discussion along with the evista . I do not recall, did you say evista would be a problem ... docs are now thinking that following the forteo with evista or hrt has validity. While it is sometime since you...
    ... trial going on in late phase with a comparison of evista and menostar looking at bmd. That will be interesting ... breast cancer protection , I thought that was just the evista ? Well, at least there are some options other than...

  25. Forteo Over and HRT begins
    ... forteo at some time in the future , also probably evista at some time in the future.Next dexa in a few months...
    ... but that's just a guess:) Today was my first day on Evista ... it was strange not having to give myself the shot...
    ... soon after starting. When you did your research on evista did the bone protection aspect look similar to vivelle ... have been-and that is very perplexed! How is the evista going so far? I hope it goes well for you. Sorry to...

  26. Stronger bones-finally!
    ... it. I'm just finishing Forteo and then will start Evista and have done well on the Forteo. I've had many fractures...

  27. Update: Husband's test is encouraging (Forteo)
    ... flu, but then it cleared up. I'm still taking taking Evista , so if I decide not to continue with Boniva, at least...
    ... to ask you, do you having any side effects from the Evista ? Also how long have you been taking it? I will start...
    ... Good luck! p.s.also curious that you were put on evista and boniva together. I thought if it was evista, it ... was evista alone and not together with a bisphos. Just wondered...
    ... DarkRed"][FONT="Verdana"]DesertBloom: I've been on Evista for almost four years. The only side effect I've had ... poses on my own. Osteoblast and Phylis: I'm taking Evista primarily for breast cancer prevention. (I've been...

  28. Desertbloom - Were you able to find out any more information for me?
    ... opinions, and she could be wrong. I'm starting on Evista , when I finish Forteo, have you considered that? ...

  29. Taape-Any news on your treatment?
    ... you going to ask about?Are you at all considering evista or hrt. I would never have thought I would do hrt...

  30. Young Male osteoporosis diagnosed today
    ... finish taking it at the end of June and will start Evista then. I've had frax's, but the first was the result...

  31. 1,25 OH (2) D response to PTH 1-84
    ... You must have stopped forteo by now and started evista ?? If so, I would bet your body is doing alot of recalibrati...

  32. Need advice about IV Bisphosphonates
    ... at the end of June as well, but I'm going to take Evista . I did real well on Forteo, without any side effects ... there. Good Luck with your decision, and would Evista be a possibility for you? I know that Evista isn...

  33. Anyone take Evista?
    ... Yes, I'm 63, and have been on Evista for about 7 months beks of osteoporosis in forearm...
    ... My doctor told me about Evista . I am one of those people who experienced severe ... and if need be, would strongly recommend that I try Evista . I am anxious to hear what others post on this...
    ... I've been taking Evista for about three years, since age 49. Was maintaining ... awake anyway. But I know some women get them bad on Evista . I'm taking Boniva now also. Two months into it and...

  34. Xylitol
    ... did you think? I'm still thinking I'll switch to Evista , unless something else comes up before then. Ocassionall...

  35. Regarding Forteo and midsection weight gain?
    ... difference in how it is treated. The other alternative is Evista ....

  36. reclast???
    ... a rare but serious side effect. I ended up taking Evista instead, and last month I added Boniva to my regimen...
    ... My friend was given Evista instead of Tamoxifin after her breast cancer surgery...

  37. Started Boniva last week...
    ... my spine went from -2.7 to -3.0, even though I take Evista , do yoga, and power walk 30 minutes every day. Last...
    ... cancer preventative with fewer risks than Tamoxifen or Evista , but is known to cause bone loss. I got approval from ... expensive! We decided to wait and see how well I did on Evista . For what it's worth, my oncologist said patients...

  38. DB and others regarding thiazide diuretic / and hemangiomas
    ... forteo, but I have to decide by the end of June. Evista is looking like the likely candidate, but I haven...
    ... bisphos. Did you look at the Cosman articles about Evista after Forteo? Maybe if Denosumab comes out soon, you...
    ... but that's about all I know. I suppose I will take Evista , with the hope I could switch to Dmab if it's approved...

  39. Evista ?
    ... I have been on Evista for several years, but my newest DXA (my first since ... wants me to go on Boniva. I'll still be taking the Evista for the breast cancer benefit, since I am a BC survivor...

  40. The way DXA scores are figured...
    ... I've been taking. I still want to continue taking Evista as a breast cancer deterrent though. I talked to the...

  41. PikaB-Weighted Vest
    ... While the hrt news has not gotten any better- maybe evista would have been a good idea. Anyway, thank your lucky...

  42. forgot to ask the other day..
    ... Margaret, are you past menopause yet? If so, Evista might be a good choice for you. That's what I'm taking ... but after doing my research I decided to go on the Evista instead....
    ... lumpectomy with radiation. My oncologist has said Evista wouldn't work for me because my other doctor wanted...
    ... [QUOTE=Margaret76;3418268]My oncologist has said Evista wouldn't work for meI'd be interested to know why ... he said that, because Evista is a SERM just like tamoxifen. If tamox was okay for ... you, why isn't Evista ? Have you had DVT or other blood clot problems? My ... way, my spine BMD has improved from -3.0 to -2.7 on Evista in the three years I've been taking it. I'm hoping...

  43. how many people have actually broken bones?
    ... coming back from it. So far I'm doing well with my Evista , but having recently gone through menopause, I imagine...

  44. Osteo: NTx info !!!
    ... that's why my score went down. I will be starting Evista in July unless I change my mind. She told me something ... the drug cos and some Drs don't. She believes that Evista builds a better "quality" bone, but the down side...
    ... the body compared to fosamax? I am wondering if Evista is slow to take effect, what if you were to start ... you recall reading the Cosmann info on using the Evista with the forteo and getting better results than forteo ... how it has helped you so much! One thing about Evista though that I read somewhere, was that while it did ... the bisphos.) that when a person stopped taking the Evista , the bmd declined but the fracture protection remained ... have any idea how long a person would need to be on evista ?? Again, thanks for a highly informative and helpful...
    ... it that way. She left the discussion at either the Evista or Bisphos, it's totally up to me, but she does think ... working real slow. She does truly believe that Evista creates a better "quality" of bone compared to bisphos...
    ... anti-resorptives and the anabolic. When it comes to evista , it seems like the combination is good. When it comes...
    ... a bisphos or other antiresorptive like calcitonin, evista , or hrt. [url]http://doctor.medscape.com/viewarticle...

  45. Denosumab
    ... different types of antiresorptives. We know that Evista , HRT, Calcitonin, and the BP's are all antiresorptives...

  46. Hope shattered!!! DEXA WORSE
    ... using a bisphosphonate when I'm done, I want to use Evista , but we'll see what happens in July. I started out ... leaves, calcitonin (doesn't work well with low scores) Evista , Strontium Citrate, or Forteo. You could do just...
    ... right there isn't much on it. Sorry I mispelled Evista , but it is a SERM (Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator...
    ... only med I can tolerate (or am not allergic to) is Evista . I too have gone down on the Evista as time goes...

  47. Who is IV infusions of bisphosphonates?
    ... treatment I will accept. She was not in favor of using Evista . I also learned that the PTH patch clinical trial...

  48. I need advice on a biophosonate!!! (mispelled sorry)
    ... need to be put on something right away - Boniva or Evista - even the infusion! I have read the horror stories...
    ... do. As I mentioned in another thread, I am taking Evista , but that is (for me) for breast cancer prevention...

  49. Desertbloom - Your Sleep Problems
    ... flashes/night sweats that I expected while taking Evista , but I've noticed when I've had them on the nights...
    ... you aren't having really bad night sweats with the Evista , because I'm considering taking that, but when I read ... for the info, are you seeing good results with the Evista ? Also, doesn't that also cause blood clots, I can...
    ... Hi again DB, I've been on Evista for about three years, ever since I was dx'd at age ... hoping to get a better indication of how well the Evista is working. I'm now postmenopausal so I'm nervous ... lot more in the last year. You are right about Evista raising the risk of blood clots, but I'm not at high ... cancer (I had a Stage 1 tumor removed in 1999) so the Evista helps prevent recurrence of that. Of course, the birth...
    ... mamo, but they always say oh that's normal. Does Evista get rid of fibro's, because I'm tired of having to...
    ... [QUOTE=DesertBloom;3401500]Does Evista get rid of fibro's Hi again, DB. I waited to respond ... appointment so I could ask him about that. He says Evista has no effect either way on fibrocystic breasts. ...
    ... ll switch to after forteo, but I like the idea of Evista the best. I wish there were other choices out there...

  50. HRT raises risk of Lobular Breast Cancer by nearly 300%-recent study
    ... were full of cancer and I had a mastectomy. I am on Evista as that is all I can take and my bones are 10.9% below...
    ... as it definitely affects the bones. I have been on Evista and was still losing a small amount of bone but since ... any soda my bones have stayed at the same level. Evista does not build bones like Fosamax but at least it...

  51. what comes after forteo shots?
    ... Boniva) Bisphosphonates iv (Reclast, Boniva) SERMS ( Evista ) HRT Calcitonin (however, I don't think many are...

  52. Popular Osteoporosis Drugs Triple Risk of Bone Necrosis
    ... dentist warn against - the Fosamax types? Did it include Evista , which I take and am trying to find out dental/jaw...

  53. New here and have questions. Does anyone have osteo just in the hips?
    ... have blood clots as a possible side effect. I know Evista does in the deep veins, but I thought most others ... did as well. The doc tells me no, just Evista . Does anyone know which is true? It's hugely important...
    ... maintain any gains you may have made, and you're right Evista "can" cause blood clots. I've never heard of bisphosphonat...

  54. Can someone tell me about their experience with Reclast?
    ... doing the research I decided to take my chances with Evista instead. I would like to hear more about your...
    ... How are you tolerating Evista ???? I am about to make a choice Boniva or Evista ... and feel like doing NOTHING! Have you been ok with Evista ?...
    ... Hi I have been on Evista with no side effects although it does not build bone...

  55. Secondary Osteoporosis???
    ... that I would add is that you might want to look at Evista . I do not know alot about Evista , I haven't been ... good for you. Now depending on your hormone status, evista may or may not be appropriate for you. Perhaps you...
    ... ever do that in house slippers. The endo suggested evista as a choice. It's an estrogen receptor blocker. ...
    ... leave the bisphosphonates for now and wait to take evista when the doc thinks it is right for you???...
    ... Access, thought I'd throw in my two cents regarding Evista . I've been taking it for about three years. After ... 49 and still perimenopausal, I went ahead with the Evista since there wasn't really anything else I could take ... . I like that Evista addresses both of my health issues: breast cancer ... HRT because of your family history of breast cancer. Evista might be a good compromise, in my opinion....
    ... rock easy and have not yet been able to find out how evista would interact at the molecular level. There's so...

  56. Thoughts on Stopping Forteo and What to Expect
    ... I have wondered about whether you were thinking of evista after forteo? Or, something else? Are you still proceeding...

  57. Osteopeni dx questions
    ... opted not to take Fosamax. Instead, I've been taking Evista , and have improved my BMD to -2.7 in the three years...
    ... opted not to take Fosamax. Instead, I've been taking Evista , and have improved my BMD to -2.7 in the three years ... Aleta just wondering if you had any side effects from Evista such as hot flashes etc??...
    ... Aleta just wondering if you had any side effects from Evista such as hot flashes etc?? Hi Canna, Yes, I do ... menopausal and I'm still having them. So I guess it's the Evista that's causing them after all....

  58. Get your Vit d level tested
    ... a month, or he said I could switch from Actonel to Evista (Raloxifene) instead, because it was less expensive ... Actonel. She concluded that I could go on either Evista or Actonel "after" the Forteo was over. I posted...
    ... were not as good as so so turnover numbers that with evista yielded higher bmd. I recently had a 24 hr. urine...

  59. HRT and Forteo
    ... recall reading that it didn't help to do forteo and evista together but I do not recall about hrt and forteo...
    ... because of the blunting effect, but you can use SERMS ( Evista ), which are hormone mimics, but not an actual hormone ... dr about a low dose, if you're interested in it, or Evista , since you can't take bisphos's. You still have to...
    ... take after Forteo, I've heard several suggestions ( Evista , Bisphos) but the only thing I know is it probably...

  60. forteo
    ... doesn't bother my stomach. The other choice is Evista or Tamoxifan but my Mom had a history of strokes so...

  61. Newly Diagnosed prescribed Fosamax?????
    ... sorry) and was told I would need to take Boniva or Evista - I got online and was horrified by stories from people ... - I thought IF I could tolerate Boniva samples or Evista samples for a couple of months - perhaps taking it...

  62. Strontium Users-Any Others with concern over new warnings for SR
    ... my Mom did which is why they didn't want to give me Evista . Obviously I need to do something since I have a compressio...

  63. Running out of options!
    ... biphosphates due to very bad esophageal problem, cant take Evista because family history of strokes and the Miacalcin...
    ... biphosphates due to very bad esophageal problem, cant take Evista because family history of strokes and the Miacalcin...

  64. Forteo- Slow to show results
    ... suggested waiting 2 -3 months and then starting on HRT or Evista after rechecking my NTx. My impression was that on...


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