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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    11/4/2016 9:32:00 PM

    Reviewer: Christina, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    70mg weekly Severe stomach pain nauseous had to stop

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    11/2/2016 2:53:03 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have had no adverse side effects however after taking this drug for two years the end re has no increase in my bone mass. Very disappointing. I will start infusion in about a week.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    10/15/2016 12:11:24 PM

    Reviewer: Pam, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took first dose this past May and 5 days later had back pain which I attributed to sleeping wrong. Pain continued to worsen. I took the 2nd dose a week later and the pain became unbearable. Affected my entire body and went into my neck and head. Couldn't move without excruciating pain. Ended up in emergency room. I finally attributed to Fosamax and stopped talking it. My physician said it wasn ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    8/9/2016 10:06:03 AM

    Reviewer: staci410, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My mom was given Fosamax to prevent further osteoporosis to her hip. After several months on the drug she was also in the hospital for pneumonia. After healing from pneumonia, her joints are aching horribly. She is walking up to 3 miles a day but her joints her so bad that she fights through it. In recent weeks, her hands and fingers have swollen so badly that she can barely stir her coffee. S ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    8/11/2015 1:22:59 PM

    Reviewer: katzmama, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have taken this drug for 5 weeks and have developed severe diahhrea, so that I have had to start wearing garments such as Depends. I have taken my last dose.

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