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Forteo

Forteo

Has anyone been able to get forteo approved by insurance when not having taken prior osteoporosis medications?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Thank you for answering. I'm in a place where I need surgery and my bones aren't strong enough to hold it. I've been denied twice so far, praying it will eventually be approved. I sit around almost… read more

posted 2 days ago

Tymlos And Back Pain

Tymlos And Back Pain

Have been managing my back pain for several years. Started Tymlos on April 24th. No side effects, except after two weeks giving myself Tymlos injections, developed horrible pain in my vertebrae and unable to get out of this pain cycle with my usual medications, exercise and my most treasured possession, my heating pad!
Has anyone else experienced the same? If so, is this a side effect that subsided? Any other suggestions welcome.

Alendronate Or Alendronic Acid Has Anyone Found That This Medication Exacerbates Existing Arthritis Joint Pain?

Alendronate Or Alendronic Acid Has Anyone Found That This Medication Exacerbates Existing Arthritis Joint Pain?

I am starting to suspect that flaring of my existing arthritis joint pain is connected with my use of this medication. It began a few weeks into my use of weekly generic Fosamax, and flares up anew each time i take another weekly dose.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I'm in agreement that it brings pain, a different kind of pain so that indicates to me it is the medication. I have not gone back on it for that reason among others. I'm going to try Algaecal and… read more

posted 3 days ago

Best K2 To Take For Sensitive Stomach

Best K2 To Take For Sensitive Stomach

Can anyone recommend a K2 that would be best for sensitive stomach...?
I only want max 125 mcg
If I get liquid k2, can I mix it into my Yogurt ??

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

There are tablet or powder ones you can open and half of 180 tastes is sweet.

posted 8 days ago

Which Osto Drug Is Dangerous To Stop ??

Which Osto Drug Is Dangerous To Stop ??

I've heard that with one of these Drugs, if you Stop it your
bones could get worse.... Does anyone know which one ??
Is it Prolia or Reclast ???

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I HATE taking Calcium HORSE pills - Yesterday I found Viactiv -Ca 650mg/D500iu/K 40 - PER Chew - OMG these are YUMMY ( Caramel) - I take 2 per day - hard to only take 2 they are SO GOOD!

posted 10 days ago

Does Anyone Know Drs In Chicago Area That Work With Sever Op?

Does Anyone Know Drs In Chicago Area That Work With Sever Op?

65 yr old female dx with severe Osteoporosis presently with multiple bone fractures unable to heal and not a surgical candidate due to osteoporosis looking for Drs in Chicago area that have a good knowledge base working with severe OP clients, already have tried " normal" treatments was told possibly look into studies??????? Anyone else in this situation? Thank you, Diane

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Correction my T score was - higher in my hip joint.

posted 3 days ago

Do U Have OP & Hypothyroid?

Do U Have OP & Hypothyroid?

Did your dr tell u to have 4 hrs between calcium supplements & if you take iron or a couple other supplements, i can't remember right now
AND thyroid med. Cause those supplements will mess up thyroid med? And that thyroid med messes with our bones? I've been on t. med 25 yrs. I was told take it in a.m. then eat 30 mins later. Now read should b 45-60 min. I've been told nothing about the supplements interferring or that hypo leans toward depression by medical person. I read a post on this… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

@A MyOsteoTeam Member what kind of calcium and magnesium do you take. I just get overwhelmed with all of the choices and just wish they would tell me what is the best to take.

posted 17 days ago

Medication Question

Medication Question

My primary care has recommended Evista while my gynecologist recommends Fosteum Plus. Not sure which way to go???

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I do not take probiotics but I eat pldin Greek yogurt as well. I will look into the probiotics. I eat a very healthy diet for the most part and also walk and strength train. Thank you for your tips!

posted about 1 month ago
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