Goodbye Alendronic Acid
I was prescribed AA in Jan 2014 when my GP diagnosed PMR. Having started on 40mg Pred I reached 4mg in December....
Spacing the medication!!!
I've been reading about not taking Vit D3 and Calcium at the same time as pred, taking it with something fatty.. breaking the Adcal tablets i...
Well worth a Dexa Scan to see if Bisphosphontes are essential!
My GP has been pressurising me to take Alendronic Acid and I have been resisting. She sent me to Dr Peel at the Northern General Hospital wit...
Help - is this right?
Hi all, I have read yesterday's comments about DEXA scans and taking AA with interest - and concern. After initial diagnosis and getting goin...
I am 71. Three years ago I started taking Atorvastatin as a precautionary measure, I'm assuming they are doing me some good....
Dexa results..at last!!
Well, more than 3 months after I had the scan I finally got my results today.... from my GP!!...
Very concerned about thyroid lab results
I was diagnosed with hypo around 15 years ago as I was feeling extremely tired and weak. GP did test my thyroid as asked and I was borderline...
Methotrexate injection. .sick..yuk
Hi all was wondering if anyone else was sick with mtx injection ....
PMR and rib pan
Is this likely to be the PMR as GPs seem to only associate PMR with muscle pain?...
Have been prescribed Adcal by my Gp , have read the side effects but no information on best time to take it , I'm on 14 mg pred ( will be tap...
Lupus Nephritis IV
Does anyone have experience of lupus nephritis class 4 and these drugs they’re putting me on?...
Vit D3 deficiency?
Following blood tests taken at the request of my rheumatologist, I've had a letter from him advising me to take 1 VitD3 1000iu ( Cholecalcife...
Help to get off medecines
4 years since I was diagnosed with PMR. I now have reached !...
UV lamp for Osteoporosis?
Hi, I’ve just started taking alendronic acid after being diagnosed with OP. I have been taking Adcal for years for osteopenia but fell whilst...
GP review update
mum and I have been to doctors and mentioned cold hands and feet and was told it was bisoprolol, the headaches were because too low dose of r...
Hello everyone!! Just a quick question...................
Hi Have just read posts about Adcal - I am on Calcichew D3 which I get in a chemist bottle, no instructions. Please is it correct that I shou...
FBC , calcium, folate iron blood results .
Blood results calcium,FBC ,iron ,folate , ferritin are these ok @[78643 ] I am the one on Adcal D calcium tablets ....
Off to see consultant today. He says he wants to try Leflunomide if I haven't got down to 10mg pred....
Zoledronic acid infusions
Hi Has anyone had these infusions at all. My G.p sent me for a dexa scan 3 weeks ago....
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