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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    5/11/2020 8:46:57 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been taking Fosamax for 8 weeks now. So far I have had no real long lasting issues, I walk 3 miles a day and try to stay active. My scan is -3.5 high risk for fracture so I hope that in time this medication will help and reduce my risk after a year or 2.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    4/13/2020 8:57:55 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After 24 months I experienced extreme pain in bones and joints. It became painful even to sit. My doctor acted skeptical when I absolutely refused to continue on Fosomax as if he didn't believe how much I was hurting. After a month off the stuff, the bone pain went away.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    11/30/2019 5:51:56 AM

    Reviewer: Ring, 45-54 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:
    This medication is listed on the TOP of several ototoxic drug lists. I took it for about 8 months before I read and read to find out what was causing my tinnitus. Tinnitus is awful and NEVER mentioned as a side-effect. Now I don't know if it's temporary or permanent damage. It's been three weeks since I stopped and the tinnitus continues. Be careful with this medication!!

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    9/22/2019 11:46:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    User beware. I only took 3 doses. That was 5 months ago. Over night, my fingers, hands, knees and feet began to hurt. I grew large, hard lumps on the heels of my hands and on my right foot. Most days it is difficult to open a packet of sugar. I went ANA positive (cells attacking themselves) and had none of these issues minus minor arthritis in a thumb. Now I take a daily injection of a different ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    9/22/2019 2:42:16 AM

    Reviewer: notagain, 55-64 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 pill for the first time at 6:30 am and stayed up like it said. Walked my dogs at 8:00 like normal and noticed my knees hurt.Tried to jog at 8:30 my normal routine and could barely jog for the knee pain. Continued through that day and the next morning I called my doctor and told her I could barely walk and felt 100 years old,needed a walker,knees were in horrible pain,ankles hurt,ribs hur ... Show Full Comment

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