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Condition: Osteoporosis
5/21/2015 12:16:50 AM

Reviewer: Growing old is a gift, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was prescribed Reclast by a doctor in the Mineral Metabolism Department of a large medical school. I have had no side effects from the medicine. Several of my other doctors have mentioned how well tolerated Reclast is. It is easier to take, is more effective and has fewer side effects than oral medications for osteoporosis.

Condition: Osteoporosis
5/20/2015 12:16:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
68 year old female. Severe Osteoporosis of hips and lower spine. I had my first IV infusion of Reclast in April. Had ONLY a slight headache within an hour. After two hours, lower back bone pain was gone & hasn't come back. No side-effects other than small headache. Drank lots of water before and after. Dr. said recent DEXA was great!! Bone density much, much better. No problems with Reclas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
5/7/2015 10:44:06 PM

Reviewer: ShirlDL76, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Iam a 79 year old female. I had my first Reclast infusion on April 29. It was so easy and I have had NO side effects. I take lots of vitamins and supplements and on that day before treatment and the rest of the day I drank lots of water. I will have to wait a while to see if its working. I read all the other patient reviews before getting the treatment and so many were so negative, I was a li ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
5/1/2015 9:22:22 PM

Reviewer: Irene, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for at least 5 years and have experienced no side effects. Bone scans show that my osteoporosis is reversing. I can now walk much farther without pain.

Condition: Osteoporosis
5/1/2015 3:35:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Within 8 hours of having the Reclast Infusion, I was back in the ER at the hospital feeling like I was going to die. SEVERE chills, locked up jaws which were chomping so severely I was afraid I would knock my teeth out. i felt Like all my muscles had totally locked up on me. They put me on IVs with Ativan & Benadryl and sent me home in about 4 yours. Today I am still feeling like ... Show Full Comment

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