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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    7/7/2015 3:00:42 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have taken Evista for several years. My bone density did improve somewhat. I stopped taking it on March 25, 2015 due to night sweats, restless legs, and severe and debilitating leg pain. It had gotten to the point that i was experiencing severe leg/hip pain 90% of the time. It severely limited my daily tasks and activities. I have been off Evista now for 3 1/2 months. The leg pain has improved d ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    6/11/2015 9:57:02 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 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:
    Just stepped over from osteopenia to osteoporosis couple yrs ago and Dr. put me on Evista. After 2 yrs using it bone density test showed an increase in osteoporosis so option now is to go on Fosomax after discussing other drugs.I'm so disappointed I wasted 2 yrs using Evista only to get worse.Biggest problem I think is that insurance companies don't allow bone density tests less than 23 mo ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    2/25/2015 6:08:06 PM

    Reviewer: birdgirl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Dr switched me from fosamax to evista because I had been on it for more than 5 years. Fosamax increased my bone density from mild osteo to osteopenia. Will have dexa after another year, so don't know about effectiveness of evista yet. Side effects have been mild: some hot flashes, foot and leg cramps mostly at night. Nothing troubling. If this continues and my bone density also increases I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    9/11/2014 5:39:04 PM

    Reviewer: dianew, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    After discussion with dr today, will go off Evista for one year. I've not seen a decrease in bone density after multiple years on this drug. I have experienced extended years of hot flashes, leg cramps and other symptoms that I attributed to menopause from 2007 but learned today that Evista also causes same symptoms. Also had to have cat scan for possible blood clot after chest pain, blood c ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    9/10/2014 7:06:23 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking this medication for one year with few side effects, only some weight gain and few leg cramps. I will have another bone density test soon and hope to see some results.

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