Osteoporosis

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I take Alendronate Sodium for my Osteoporosis, how safe is this and what are the side effects

I take Alendronate Sodium for my Osteoporosis, how safe is this and what are the side effects

Is this the best medication for Osteoporosis. I take one table per week

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I started taking Risidronate Rosalie 16 years ago, recommended by the DEXA scan dept. I think they're similar. I came off them 6 years ago when I was at… read more

edited, originally posted 5 months ago
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Can osteoporosis cause bone to completely disintegrate? Like bone put in spinal fusions ( my own bone) ?

Can osteoporosis cause bone to completely disintegrate? Like bone put in spinal fusions ( my own bone) ?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

This is far more than I know do a search or ask your doctor even though I was in the medical field 32 years I'm not qualify to answer this "sorry"

posted 12 days ago
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DEXA

DEXA

My doctor would like me to take Prolia after my scan which showed a hip score of -2.9. I'm very hesitant though because of the serious side effects, plus the medical office at which I had the scan done is not DEXA accredited. And I've heard that mistakes can be made if the technicians doing the scans aren't properly certified. Does anyone else check the accreditations of the medical facilities performing their scans?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have scan at Kaiser they have never steered me wrong over the years :

posted 12 days ago
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Anyone on Tymlos have horrible headaches after injections... ?

Anyone on Tymlos have horrible headaches after injections... ?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Tymlos? don't know this RX Sorry,
The thing I cannot find I was asking if anyone taking Norco or Gabapentin gets headaches my HA is now 4 days old a… read more

posted 12 days ago
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Can my degenerative disc disease be linked to my osteoporosis?

Can my degenerative disc disease be linked to my osteoporosis?

I've had cervical spine fusion and have lumbar stenosis. Can these things be linked to my osteoporosis?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Me too. I just recently had a spinal fusion L4-5. I’m wondering how to best help my bones to retain what they have so that I don’t have to go through… read more

posted 22 days ago
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Prolia

Prolia

July 23rd starting Prolia. Anyone have side effects right away?

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Never again

posted about 1 month ago
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What's the difference between TKA and Total Knee Replacement ?!

What's the difference between TKA and Total Knee Replacement ?!

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A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Sorry no idea! Look on YouTube and Google, and someone here may know!

posted about 2 months ago
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