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Re: Fosamax side effect

Re: Fosamax side effect

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Posted by Tim on July 19, 2000 at 02:03:31:

In Reply to: Re: Fosamax side effect posted by mary on December 15, 1999 at 07:18:38:

: : : Anyone else have joint pain and stiffness after starting to take
: : : Fosamax? I started taking a 5 mg. preventive dose and began
: : : having ankle pain two weeks later. Stopped taking it immediately,
: : : but my ankle is still not normal almost two months later.
: : : bjm

: : I did not have that kind of side effect from fosamax.I was on it for almost a month,5mg also,and got burning in my throat.I had taken it correctly with the extra water etc. I have stopped it.Also have been reading some scary stuff that can happen as side effects.
: : Barb.
: I had the exact same problem as Barb. I stopped taking Fosamax one year ago but now have acid reflux which has not gone away despite taking medication. Has your throat improved? What treatment did you take?

:: I am just starting fosomax. I am 36 year old male. My testerone level is low ad hence, even with hormone replacement I have severe Osteoporosis. I recently ble a disc at the L5-S1. I may be sugical candidate, but am concerned with bondensity if they fuse. I am takink the Fosomax with 8 z. of water in the morning and are eiether sitting up or standing up per Drs. orders - Did any of you dvelope you symptoms even thous you sat up after taking it? Please let me know so I can dialogue with my doctor regarding this matter if it deveolops. Does amny recommend a different drug?
Signed Tim

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