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Which Osto Drug Is Dangerous To Stop ??

Which Osto Drug Is Dangerous To Stop ??

I've heard that with one of these Drugs, if you Stop it your
bones could get worse.... Does anyone know which one ??
Is it Prolia or Reclast ???

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I HATE taking Calcium HORSE pills - Yesterday I found Viactiv -Ca 650mg/D500iu/K 40 - PER Chew - OMG these are YUMMY ( Caramel) - I take 2 per day - hard to only take 2 they are SO GOOD!

posted 6 days ago

Has Anyone Noticed Hair Loss With Alendronate?

Has Anyone Noticed Hair Loss With Alendronate?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Not sure if I answered before but I stopped fosomax after my hair fell out in handfuls ( telegen effluvium) three months after I started. At 6 months I figured out a link and read of other accounts… read more

posted about 1 month ago

If You Have Been On Reclast, What Has Been Your Experience?

If You Have Been On Reclast, What Has Been Your Experience?

When I was first diagnosed with osteoporosis 4 years ago, I was prescribed Fosomax. I developed esophagitis from the drug and stopped taking it. Following a wrist fracture and subsequent surgery to repair damage, I was referred to an endocrinologist who prescribed Prolia. I wish I had researched that drug before getting the shot because I was miserable for over 6 months with many adverse side effects. I developed hyperparathyroidism and had surgery which removed 3 and 1/4 parathyroid glands. I… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

2017, my spine collapsed with fractures, Dr had ignored pain for previous 2 years saying that it was due to 50 years of nursing. Long story short, I had one shot of Prolia with no benefits or side… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Has Anyone Taken Prolia? If So Did You Experience Any Side Affects?

Has Anyone Taken Prolia? If So Did You Experience Any Side Affects?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Prolia only adds density to yr bones does not repair it. You need quality not quantity. Google doctor Ken Berry see what he has to say about meds

posted 3 days ago

Would Anyone Know How Long Foresto Works In Our System After Completing 2 Year Course Please?

Would Anyone Know How Long Foresto Works In Our System After Completing 2 Year Course Please?

I completed my 2 year course of Foreto beginning of May ’19, and had a DXA done in Oct ’19 which showed a disimprovement in scores. Rheumy now wants me to have an Aclasta infusion (Zoledronic Acid) to “keep gains”. I understand that Forteo is an anabolic - affecting osteoclasts and osteoblasts and when we stop taking it we need something to slow down the osteoclasts. My question is around this - how long are the osteoclasts supercharged after stoping Forteo ?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hi SunflowerGal, sorry it took me to long to answer, sometimes its scares me when I read how bad my situation is. Well, Forteo didn't do anything for me, my osteoporosis went from bad to worse, after… read more

posted 4 months ago

Does Anyone Stop Prolia?

Does Anyone Stop Prolia?

Is there a time frame for prolia or is it life long?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

About the prolia. I know someone on it and she has friends who have been on it and she said one friend her doctor said she no longer needed it and she came off it. I read it is risky to stop it as… read more

posted 6 months ago

Alendronate

Alendronate

Does any one experience more pain on the day and the next ….after taking the weekly dose age?
I am keeping a journal and this happens after I take my weekly dose….and then two days later …I am back to the normal level of pain. Today was the dosage day….and I am HURTING!!!!

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I just met with a new dr at a new clinic today. Waiting for lab results….another MRI…..and he wants me to get some PT….so it will be appt times…
So I will be off of alendronate as of next… read more

posted 5 months ago

Can Fosamax Cause Swelling And Joint Pain

Can Fosamax Cause Swelling And Joint Pain

I have been on Fosamax 9 months. Last month I started getting a muscle pain in my leg. Then a few weeks later both knees are swollen and painful to stand

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Yes Denise You are correct again.
We have to be our own medical advocates.
Most doctors are Ok but there a quite a few that are not.

posted 3 months ago

What Specific Exercise Have You Used That Helped Your Bone Density?

What Specific Exercise Have You Used That Helped Your Bone Density?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

@pamhudley
I’m sure if you were confined to a wheelchair you would think differently. It’s not as bad as people think in fact it has some benefits I’ve found lol. Can take kids to the Zoo or Royal… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Newly Diagnosed! Want To Start Good Calcium Supplement, But Which One????

Newly Diagnosed! Want To Start Good Calcium Supplement, But Which One????

Being newly diagnosed with osteoporosis at 66, I’ve decided to try a good Calcium supplement first instead of meds (they all scare me). After researching online and reading here, it seems like the plant based calcium is the way to go, so I’m trying to decide between Aquaecal, Jarrow Bone-Up, Garden of Life Calcium Raw & OsteoMD. I don’t care about what they cost, I just want to start the one that is the best and has given others results. I’m having trouble figuring out which of the 4 is the… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Yes Most doctors are pro meds. Also they are reactive vs pro active. Some Treat rather prevent.

Blessings to you too.

posted 4 months ago