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Posted by Sheryl
on October 18, 2000 at 12:39:57:
In Reply to: Re: Actonel posted by BJ on September 13, 2000 at 06:57:59:
: : Hi : Hi all: went to an endocrinologist and we discussed various modalities of therapy; she
: : : ordered some more tests(urine and blood) but she is thinking of treating me with
: : : Actonel- frankly, I don;t know if my fear will allow me to take it but she said it doesn't have the severe
: : : GI symptoms that Fosamax has-- anyone out there taking it and can tell me what you are
: : : experiencing? thanks much
: : Hi, I was on Fosamax for 4 1/2 yrs. with out a realbig increase ing
: : bone density. I also have thyroid disease which
: : works against me. Any way my dr. put me on
: : actonel about a month ago and I don't seem to have any problems with it. She said it absorbs better than Fosamax. I
: : don't like taking any of this stuff but I really don't have a choice. Good luck,Camille
: I have had similiar testing and just last week started on Actonel by the same type of doctor. At least this med. has been around for quite a while since it has been treatments patient s with Pagents Disease. BestWishes to all. Sure hope we have strong bones soon. BJ
I was just diagnosed with osteoporosis (at age 40) last week. Doctor recommended Actonel and I haven't had any side effects as of yet. Best of luck.
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