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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Reclast IV.

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Condition: Osteoporosis
3/26/2009 11:02:58 PM

Reviewer: sisty, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
after years of actonel/fossamx meds for my osteoporosis, we decided to try the reclast iv. i also have ibs and at any given time some stomach issue. however, i had the iv in nov.08 and other than the "flu like" symtoms the mentioned, and that were helped with tylenol. i have not had any other problems. i wont have another bone density test till next fall, so we really wont know how ef ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
3/25/2009 11:56:37 PM

Reviewer: Katydid, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Last year I started to notice a lot of hair loss. After the 2nd infusion two months ago, the hair loss continues. Do we have to choose between hair loss and bone loss?

Condition: Osteoporosis
3/18/2009 1:24:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
like several others, i was not given good instruction before the iv was run. i imagine being very well hydrated and having taken a good amount of calcium prior to beginning the treatment might have been helpful. now, almost two weeks have passed and i feel pretty normal. now, it's just wait and see what the dxa says in 9 monghts. like others, the day after i was very sick...flu-like pain and n ... Show Full Comment

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