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How effective is Alendronate sodium for Osteoporosis?





Summary: 76 Alendronate sodium users have rated its effectiveness for Osteoporosis.

Overall ratings: 2.7/5
Long term ratings: 2.8/5

This is a review of how effective Alendronate sodium (alendronate sodium) is for Osteoporosis and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Alendronate sodium

Alendronate sodium has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Alendronate sodium 17,828 users)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) can be treated by Fosamax, Alendronate Sodium, Vitamin D, Actonel, Calcium, Forteo. (latest reports from Osteoporosis 112,545 patients)

On Dec, 20, 2014: 76 people are studied for taking Alendronate sodium in Osteoporosis




Alendronate sodium effectiveness for Osteoporosis


Long term Alendronate sodium effectiveness for Osteoporosis

Alendronate sodium effectiveness for Osteoporosis (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall102422173
Long term
(1+ years)
61820143

Age of people who take Alendronate sodium for Osteoporosis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%0.00%1.32%0.00%5.26%22.37%71.05%

Who find Alendronate sodium more effective for Osteoporosis?

Age of people who find Alendronate sodium more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%85.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Do you have lower gi pain from taking risedronate sodium?
    I have been taking Fosamax for years and have developed significant lower GI pain. Am wondering if taking Actonel would have less side effect.
  • Can i take ibuprofen with acronel
    I have pain in my pain and tail bone. pain in the tail bone related to a fall,
    pain in my spine related to osteoporosis.
  • Has tamoxifen broken bones after bisphosphonate use?
    After taking Fosamax or Boniva for 15 years my femurs broke due to these drugs. I stopped taking these drugs but now need Tamoxifen due to breast cancer. Tamoxifen also inhibits osteoclasts from remodeling bones while osteoclasts are killed with bisphosphonates like Fosamax and Boniva, thus causing bones to be very brittle and break. I wondered how many have experienced a break in this situation. Thanks
  • Iam losind bone matter in my hip area and have been on lithium for many years could this cause it? (1 answer)
    I have also developed Hypothyroidism in the past 3 years along with my low Bone Density tests. I also have uncontrollable eye movements, and have developed parkinsonism.
  • Can fosamax cause hand contractures?
    I took 3 doses of Fosamax and experienced moderate to severe hand contractures 8 months later. I also experienced sensitivity, puffiness, and redness in both hands within 5 days of the first dose. My doctor was not concerned. He said my body was simply adjusting to the drug.

    Has anyone had a similar reaction?

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  • Fosamax causes numerous problems (1 response)
    I took Fosamax for 7 years. In the last two years my bone decreased, where as it had been 28% loss in the spine it went to 31% loss. For the first 5 years it did stop any bone loss but later seemed to stop working. I was very lucky with this drug as others have numerous problems. one lady I know was developing sclerosis of the liver with this drug. There are numerous problems people can have.
  • Paxil cause osteoporosis?
    I had OCD since age 8. At 42 I was finally diagnosed and put on Paxil. When I reached 40 mgs and after 2 months on 40 mgs i was completely cured of OCD. I stayed on Paxil for the next 15 years. I no longer take any SSRI as they were causing severe lethargy that last few years of use. When I was around 47 I broke my wrist and then learned I was close to full blown osteoporosis. Five years ago I broke my humerus and then found that not only did I have osteoporosis but to a degree of a woman of 80. I had Prolia infusion 2 years ago and it reversed my bone loss. Last year my density test showed I was losing bone again and I had a Reclast infusion. I will not know if this has helped until next year. I am fairly sure that the Paxil had some fault in my osteoporosis although I know that my vitamin D levels are very low even after 50,000 units a week. I am not sure if is a combination effect of Paxil and low vitamin D that caused premature osteoporosis. No one in my family has had osteoporosis and no one that I am aware of has taken a SSRI.
  • Pain in the neck and arthritis after taking generic fosamax
    I started taking Generic Fosamax about six months ago and last week i had a terrible neck pain and spasm. I went to my accupunturist and he did accupunture and massage, but the pain did not go away. Later that week, I noticed that I had a lot of pain every time I flexed my left knee, and later that same day it started to sweell, like in people who have rheumatoid arthritis. I took my last dose of Generic Fosamax last Fryday, and I am wondering if it is the cause of my ailments. I am a healthy person, I exercise regularly and always eat healthy. I wwent again to my accupunturist yesterday and he ordered an Xray of my knee. I would like to know if somebody has had my problems while taking Fosamax and how they got cured. Excuse my English, it is not my main language. Thank you.
  • Topamax for weight loss, causing diarrhea
    I was taking Topamax for weight loss and it worked very well. After 2 months I started having diarrhea. I stopped Topamax and the diarrhea stopped. Is there any drug or supplement I can take Topamax that will stop the diarrhea?

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