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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    3/7/2010 2:49:08 PM

    Reviewer: SLK, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I,m 48 yrs old, took 3 doses of this drug. Every joint in my body seemed to ache, including muscle pain. Felt like I had the flu. It's been 2 weeks since I quit taking it and my symptons are not getting any better. My mother (72 yrs), and my sister (53 yrs) also take this drug; however, they do not have any negative side effects.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    1/22/2010 11:56:19 PM

    Reviewer: 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 this drug twice and experienced nausea, diareaha, and flu like symptoms. Stopped taking it and will continue with calcium supplements and Vitamin D.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    8/12/2009 12:06:10 PM

    Reviewer: mtngirl, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was recently diagnosed with a fracture of my femur. My dr. says this is a little advertised side effect of taking fosamax for over 5 years!! PLEASE be aware that in some women it can have this effect only in the femur. It is NOT in any Merck literature but in Europe drs. require their patients to stop it after 5 years!! Be advised.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    5/1/2009 8:58:07 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    After using bisphosphonates for 12 yrs. two months ago I have 2 teeth extracted & the pathology report said those areas had osteonecrosis (bone death) plus bacteria. It does not show up in dental x-rays so be sure you have a biological type dentist. Do not take Fosamax is my recommendation.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    4/16/2009 12:07:10 PM

    Reviewer: Flo, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Good except for jaw problems

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