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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    4/3/2018 2:57:37 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

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    Comment:
    I am a small boned woman with pre-osteoporosis. My doctor prescribed Alendronate Sodium USP tablets 4 years ago. Last year I broke my right femur (thighbone), and this year my left femur broke. I've been in 2 convalescent homes where 70% of the women who had taken this drug were in there for broken femurs. Why aren't doctors protecting us from bad drugs?

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    10/3/2017 9:55:32 PM

    Reviewer: 007 Person, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My doctor prescribed this drug for osteoporosis. I took it 3 times, once per week, and then stopped. My doctor thinks I'm still taking it, but I'm not....because from the beginning, I just "KNEW" this stuff was POISON. And after reading the many, many reviews about the HORRIFIC side-effects of this CRAP, I will NEVER even touch this stuff, EVER again. Someone should start a c ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    7/12/2017 12:47:36 PM

    Reviewer: Kat, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    One dose yesterday morning, work up in the night with back & hip pain as well as shoulders and rib cage directly behind right breast. 24 hours later my entire body hurts, left knee, back, hips, neck, fingers, wrists, miserable headache. I feel like I have the flu. Calling my doctor now, I will not take this med again. Benefits don't outweigh the side effects.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    8/18/2016 6:09:14 PM

    Reviewer: Margaret65, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This is a review of Alendronate Sodium 70mg, to be taken weekly. I took it for 3 weeks. I experienced bone pain in the right hip and had wrist and neck aches. I believe the aches in my neck were muscular. There were bone aches in my thumbs, shoulders, shin bone and back. I experienced internal itching of my thumbs. One morning, I had difficulty putting on jeans. I also had joint pains in my f ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    9/2/2014 10:35:23 PM

    Reviewer: Liz, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had been taking for several months but next cat scan not for 3 years. I noticed a lot of shoulder pain and some lower back pain but more important was I started getting jaw pain and really bad night sweats that my body became so cold I bundled up even in hot weather to go to bed. Stopped taking for 2 months, cold sweat went away after about a month, then started RX again and cold sweats came right ... Show Full Comment

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