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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
I have recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis after presenting to Gp with mild upper back pain
Had Prolia injection two weeks ago and within 24 hours developed flu like symptoms and then lower back pain like I had a broken back. GP gave me codeine pain relief but after a week still really unable to move freely or sleep I am desperately wanting answers but GP unavailable until next week. I am a 73 year old Woman who is normally active and social. Now I feel like an invalid without the… read more
I took Bonevia for the first time five days ago. I have had lower back pain and now my core/ribs hurt like I have a broken rib. By the end of the day- I am in a lot of pain and have trouble taking a… read more
Has anyone on Prolia experienced a significant increase in their LDL numbers? I have always had high cholesterol and was unable to tolerate statins. My cholesterol numbers increased over and above what was already not good after two months on Prolia. The endocrinologist was surprised at this rapid increase and in his report to my family doctor said, "maybe it is caused by Prolia". I am now on Repatha, (another biologic manufactured by Amgen) to lower my cholesterol. I needed to deal with my… read more
Hi I am new to this site have question.I was diagnosed with osteoporosis last year.I am female age 63.My doctor prescribed Evista. I have started and stopped medicine because I am concearned of… read more
Per my PCP's advise I took Actonel for my severe osteoporosis. After 10 mos. I stopped taking it because of the horrible side effects (fever, nausea, digestive issues, hair loss). He is now pushing me to take Prolia and I really want to try a natural route (without side effects) for a year until my next bone density test. Thinking of AlgaeCal Plus/Strontium Boost. Any opinions?
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