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Why Are The Side Affects Of These Medications So Scary

Why Are The Side Affects Of These Medications So Scary

I have just been prescribed Actonel and after reading about the side affects I am afraid to take it causes esophageal cancer. eventually causes fractures life expectancy after commencing taking is 15 years all seems rather drastic to me

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have not taken any osteoporosis medications only calcium and vitamin D

posted about 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I took the weekly actenol a few years ago, and had flu like symptoms every week. Loads of bone pain. Stopped taking it after eight months. Last September started taking actenol again, but went to monthly. No bone pain, no flu like symptoms. The annoying symptoms I do have are chronic cough and runny nose, sometimes congestion. Apparently those are some side effects.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I took Actonel for 2 years and didn't have a problem. Actually went into Osteopenia but was tole that in another 2 years I would need to take something again and sure enough here i am again. I took
fosomax weekly for a couple of weeks but every single bone in my body hurt. Now I asked for the monthly Actonel again. Hopefully I will not have any side effects.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

No fractures yet I am thinking of doing Osteostrong to improve my bone density

posted over 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I couldn’t take Actonel , every time I took it I would have flu like symptoms for two or three days even had a temp. I quit taking a d never took anything so now just had a fractured of my T12 . My doctor is talking about the 6 month shot but it sounds scary too.

posted over 1 year ago
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