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Condition: Osteoporosis
3/23/2011 11:22:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I began taking Foxamax ten years ago. When I went from the daily pill to the weekly one I had and allergic reaction. I changed to Actonel and have been taking the monthly one since it came on the market with good results. How long can I take this medication for it to continue doing good?

Condition: Osteoporosis
3/20/2011 12:16:08 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Osteoporosis
1/23/2011 8:31:31 PM

Reviewer: jojo, 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:
Took one monthly dose--will not repeat. Felt like i had been hit by a Mack truck--every muscle and bone in my body ached for 4 days. Even hurt to breathe. I have had the flu that did not bowl me over as bad as this. Approved by the FDA--Ha! It's a joke.

Condition: Osteoporosis
1/22/2011 1:25:59 PM

Reviewer: SharonMP, 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:
The very fist time I took this med. I woke up vomiting, nauseous, and with the worst head ache I have ever had. I WILL NOT TAKE THIS POISON AGAIN!

Condition: Osteoporosis
12/20/2010 3:17:16 PM

Reviewer: Marygold, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After two years of taking this drug my bone density test showed no improvement. The muscle cramps were terrible as was the indigestion. I am now taking 3 calcium citrate pills a day each 500mg. My nails are better so hopefully when I have another scan it will show no further bone loss.

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