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JulianJ2 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, As you can guess I have PMR, I was diagnosed early in the year. My doctor started me on 15mg prednisolone, 2 x 600mg Accrete D3 and 70mg ...
Mar-jay9 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, I've been taking alendronic acid since end oct/Nov 16 can I just stop taking it. I think it's making me feel far worse....
Booked my own Dexa scan
Jo19474 days agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, after trying 1 tablet of Alendronic Acid and feeling awful, my doctor agreed to refer me for a Dexa scan ( at my request ) to se...
Tapering after 5 weeks on 20mg
Slosh9 months agoPOPULAR
Hi - would love input. My Rheumatologist has decided that I should decrease my Pred by 2.5mg per week until I reach 10mg....
Alendronic acid question
Lucky885 months agoPOPULAR
Hi again, now after a very interesting and good ( double ) session with my GP ( who is really getting on board with my case I am happy to say...
Alendronic Acid or not?
Chespoll10 months agoPOPULAR
Hi All Should I take Alendronic Acid? Have been prescribed 70mg in a once a week tablet by my Rheumy, and have not taken them....
Well worth a Dexa Scan to see if Bisphosphontes are essential!
SheffieldJane4 months agoPOPULAR
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...
Query re Teriparatide (Forsteo)
ranne217 months agoPOPULAR
Hello all Had a difficult apptmt with consultant recently. One issue - he wants me to start on Alendronic Acid ( I have OP incl one spine fra...
Pmrruth2 months ago
Hi, just joined PMRGCAuk and have been interested to read other's experiences. I started with PMR in January and was diagnosed in March and h...
Marijo195119 days agoPOPULAR
I've looked through the archives and found a number of posts from members who decided against accepting intravenous bisphosphonates. In my ca...
AmberAliona3 days ago
Hi all, just diagnosed with PMR. quite a shock....
Attic8 months ago
I have been prescribed this medication because I couldn't get on with Alendronic Acid, due to severe reflux. I have a Hiatus Hernia....
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yogabonnie6 days agoPOPULAR
I have decided definitely not to take Alendronate ( fosomax ) or any of the Bone \"strengthening\" prescriptions. That being said I am wonder...
Bett502 months ago
Hi everyone, I am taking Alendronic acid after fracturing a vertebra last year, I also have osteoarthritis in my spine. About two months ago ...
my weekend experience
Marijo19512 months agoPOPULAR
You were very helpful last week when I wrote about the effects of reducing from 25mg to 20mg. I decided to go back to 25mg which led to a big...
Study regarding milk Kefir and bone resorption/loss
CornishCliff4 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, I hope this is an appropriate and useful post. 11 months ago I had Bone density scans and was shown to be beginning Osteopenic ( sp?...
beginner12 months ago
Hi I came off Alendronic Acid after 4 tablets because of indigestion and thrush returning. My GP has referred me to a rheumatologist so I can...
Steroids and alendronic acid
Koalajane9 months ago
I have been having troubles with my legs being painful and weak enough to collapse. I was diagnosed as having vitamin d deficiency....
Nervous about taking Alendronic acid
Judy2117 months ago
Hi, I'm new! I am wondering whether everyone is taking Alendronic acid with their Pred?...
Mary732 months ago
Advice on Alendronic acid please Saw a different GP recently, the other one was on holiday. She told me to cut down on Pred from 15mg to 12mg...
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