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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 have osteoarthritis as well as osteopenia. I have been on Fosamax for more than a year, no side effects and has stabled my bones, since I was losing bone density quickly and it has almost stopped. I eat healthy, walk every day, do an hour of cardio and I do weights every other day., no preservatives, I take vitamins and supplements, but I always have, but still was still losing bone, so at least Fosamax has helped, but we are all different and medication effects us all differently.
I wish you well, awful to have pain.

posted about 1 month ago
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 force myself to eat better for now. Hope it works!!

posted about 2 months ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hi Shirley! Have been wondering how you are doing. I sure hope okay. I also had arthritic flare-ups after weekly dosage for about 3 or 4 days. I am not currently taking it because of other issues affecting my back. I know I should take it but right now I can't deal with more pain. It's darned if you do, darned if you don't! Take good care and keep on touch!

posted about 2 months ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

@A MyOsteoTeam Member Thank you Vivian. I am also very unsure, but decided to take the medicine after reading the stories of other women, some quite young, who exoerienced fractures of their vertebrae. The pain and life changes connected to that possibility were very frightening to me too. I pray for us all! Bless you!🥰

posted 10 days ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hello, I’m Vivian. I was prescribed alendronate sodium after ny diagnosis. After I researched the side effects on every medicine that’s used to treat osteoporosis, I refuse to take any of those drugs due to Severe side affects. I have placed my diagnosis in God’s hands! Tell who wants to live with pain for years while taking these drugs?

posted 11 days ago
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