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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
12/14/2008 7:52:18 PM

Reviewer: discouraged, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had severe bone joint muscle pain after starting fosamax. Two drs. did not acknowledge foamax as cause. To my knowledge those symptoms were not listed as side effects. Pain gradually subsided over a year.Continued taking fosamax 5 years.Stopped taking it in april 2008.All the same pain has returned. I have been suffering for 9 months. I belive i have developed stress fractures of left femor and ti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
12/10/2008 6:15:50 PM

Reviewer: Alendronate tab 70mg wkly, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since starting this medication 3 mos ago I have had increased hair loss. I am also taking Vit c with d. I have not had my dexascan repeated yet for the effectiveness.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
12/2/2008 12:30:57 PM

Reviewer: Sandi, 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:
1st dose was fine. No side effects. With 2nd dose, I developed flu-like symptoms by evening - lasting 24 hrs. When that eased up, I had arthritis-like pain, swelling, heat, redness in forearms, wrists, hands. That lasted about 4 days. That was followed on Day 5 by shooting pain throughout my body that lasted for 3 days. One day with no symptoms and then severe stomach pain started. 8 on a 10 scale ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
11/16/2008 3:31:03 AM

Reviewer: sandashell, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I went through early onset menopause after a complete hysterectomy in '75 at the age of 27. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in '99 or 2000 and have been on Fossamax since then. I experienced none of the side effects I've read about in other reviews. However, I take the smaller dose (35 mg per week vs the recommended 70) due to a hypersensitivity to all medications. At one point, my i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
11/6/2008 7:52:05 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

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