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After Two Years Om Forteo With Minimal Results ,I’m Soon To Have A Reclast Iv. What To Expect?

After Two Years Om Forteo With Minimal Results ,I’m Soon To Have A Reclast Iv. What To Expect?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Most people feel very shivery for the rest of that day. The infusion is usually done in a hospital and you sit in a comfy chair for it. The infusion takes 20 minutes to run through and your temperature, pulse and blood pressure are measured and re measured by the nurse. She brings you a cup of tea or coffee while the infusion is going through!
After my second infusion I have got an itchy prickly rash, which has still not settled. The doctors all say it’s not connected but I think it is!
Before agreeing to a third infusion I have said I want a DEXA bone scan to see if the infusions have helped me.
If result is not positive, I will refuse third scan and start taking an algae based calcium instead. The algae based calcium is expensive and I would have to pay a lot for it. One lady on this site has reversed her Osteoporosis to Osteopaenia using such a supplement for a year and a half!

posted about 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I just had that infusion in March, I could not believe the bone pain the first few days and a high fever for 2 days. It left me very tired and weak for about 2 weeks. Fine now, although it seems to have set of rheumatoid arthritis in my eye.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

After my first infusion of Reclast, I had a bone density test and the results showed a slight improvement. I felt ANY improvement is better than None at all, so, had my second Reclast infusion. Hopefully, this will improve my bones even more. We'll see.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Drink plenty of water etc before and after. Don’t worry if you get the shivering. I have only come across two other people on this site who got the rash.
Hugs.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Thank you for your reply.
My infusion will be given at home by a nurse.
I am not looking forward to it.
I hope all goes well.

posted about 3 years ago
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