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Osteoporosis (osteoporosis) treatments and their effectiveness

This is a real world study of common treatments of Osteoporosis, and their effectiveness. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 87,013 reports from user community.

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On Dec, 19, 2014: 87,013 reports are studied for Osteoporosis


The following drugs are reported to be used in the treatment of Osteoporosis. Click to see how effective they are overall and in long term (1+ year), and for what kind of people:

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  • 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.
  • Effective treatment for adult scoliosis
    Even with these medications I have muscle spasms in my back, neck, shoulders and leg pain that makes it hard to walk. I don't understand because 2 years ago I was healthy, string, active.
  • I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed? (1 answer)
    I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I suffer caued by stage 3 renal failure.



    Anyone have anything or any experience that is remotely similar?
  • Is there a link between forteo and macular holes?
    My 82 year old mother has osteoporosis and was taking Forteo for several years (stopped taking aprox. 2 1/2 years ago) She also has Glaucoma. She recently developed a macular hole and just had surgery to correct it. Is there any link between Forteo and macular holes or other vision problems? We are concerned that her other eye will develop a macular hole at some point, and want to investigate the possible connection between her osteoporosis and the taking of Forteo and her severe vision issues.
  • If your daughter had 3.6mm fibroadenoma would you have it removed?
    My daughter is 27 yrs. old on a 2 yr old level. She is on Depo Provera inj. to "stop" that time of month due to the seizures that are promoted from the hormone changes. When she was 16 yrs. old she had a 5 lumps in her breast and we thought that the injection was a problem. We took a "holiday" from the med for several yrs. without incident. We then reintroduced the med. due to szr. activity increased immensely. Now we sit with a 3 inch mass in her breast. It has 3 sections in it. When the med is due it increases in size as though it is searching for the "drug". Med given it goes down to 2 1/2 in.

    She can't tell me it hurts but she moans and I have seen her laying there with hand on breast like it may cause some issue.

    Help me decide what to do....Mom at wits end and very worried about what to do?

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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.

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