Having been recently diagnosed with osteoporosis i have been perscribed alendronic acid but to be honest im too scared to try after reading side effects espicially the effects of painful jpints already in a,world of pain now how comman are the side effects
Most of the side effects, except the first 2 or 3, happen in less than 2 or 3 percent of the people who are using it. The pain in the joints comes from the activity of the drug in destroying the cells that are breaking down the bone and stimulating cells to build new bone
I took Alendronic. Acid tablets tablets for six years and here are my spine scan T scores
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So it did no good at all...
I then ditched the meds ate healthily and exercised more
2019-3.5 gone down again( in the past 2 years I have had to have 2 periods of 12 weeks not exercising as had done cartilage damage.... so I think exercise must be the key ..... my hips have gradually gone down throughout though but I’ve just found out that it I’d aqua aerobics ( without the bouncy bits )that are best for hips😊
I have been taking it since February with no problems.
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