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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of FOSAMAX Oral.

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Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
6/26/2008 2:44:36 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My mother (80 years old) started taking this drug and experienced such severe lower back pain and leg cramps she spent 4 days in the hospital and needed morphine. She was also vomiting and experienced dizzy spells along with chest pain. She stopped this medication immediately. Not sure if this medicine has worked on her bone loss.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
6/9/2008 4:17:28 PM

Reviewer: JANE, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medication has helped increased my bone mass, however it has created much joint pain in hands & forearms.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/29/2008 9:26:46 AM

Reviewer: Li Anne, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No improvement in condition. Stopped use when I coughed every time I tried to take it. Discomfort in esophagus, acid indigestion nearly all day.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/20/2008 7:01:23 PM

Reviewer: dody, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
tooth detereation, loose teeth

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
4/12/2008 12:39:49 PM

Reviewer: nomar, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took 1 pill and the next day I was hurting in my Rt. shoulder and lower back. Day 2 I started having spasms in my left lower back. Day 3 pain increased. By day 4 my rt. thumb and wrist hurt. Day 5 both wrists and rt. thumb hurts. I did not get a return call from my doctor. Time for a new doctor...will never take another Fosamax

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