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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

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
4/11/2008 3:23:45 PM

Reviewer: laforge228@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am not at all satisfied with this medication. It gave me such sever heartburn that I thought I was having a heart attack.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
4/11/2008 2:47:20 PM

Reviewer: jnjwalla2, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had good experience, and my bone densisty reports have improved greatly. However, I have been informed by some that I should have stopped taking it after 5 years and would like to know the protocol on that as I have been taking it for 11 years

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
3/22/2008 7:41:57 PM

Reviewer: marshose@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Fosamax for more than 3 years along with calcium plus D tablets. Four months ago, I began having pain in one hip. The orthopedist diagnosed it as bursitus and put me on Voltaren eventually. In January the pain became more pronounced. On the 21st, I awoke and could not walk. I called the doctor and was advised that I could see a specialist - in 10 days. For three days I cou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
3/7/2008 5:44:22 PM

Reviewer: Joanne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took one pill of fosamax in the morning and by 3am the next morning i woke out of sound sleep with severe back pain. of course i didn't get much sleep that night. i went to work in the morning as usual (just because i had to...i was the only one to do the work). i couldn't figure out where this pain came from, because i hadn't done anything different except take this pill. i use ... Show Full Comment

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