Concudering I was on Prednisolone all last year for PMR, and saw Rheumatologist at least 3 times, I was pretty shocked....
Will the tooth fairy visit?
I’d been told to double my dose of pred so I’m not in any pain at the moment....
First time Rheumatologist, not happy
Hi everyone, had PMR for 5 and a half years, started on 15mg of pred and had got down to 3 mg, then had my first flare last November and had ...
He has also prescribed cholecalciferol and alendronic acid once a week, is this medication normally taken with pmr....
AA side effects
I’ve recently been diagnosed after 2 fractures with osteoporosis, I am now on Alendronic Acid, I’m having awful side effects like extreme tir...
Alendronic Acid and Osteoporosis
Hi does anyone take Alendronic Acid 70mg and noticed hair loss I am interested as I have been prescribed it and looking into it there are lot...
Alonderic Acid alternatives help
Cannot tolerate Alendronic Acid. What are the alternatives and has anyone tried them and have they been successful please?...
Hi all, Is there anyone who has had good Dexa scan results when taking Alendronic acid. If so, how long did you take it for, and how long hav...
I requested a referral for a dexa scan from my GP as Alendronic Acid has caused me nasty side effects possibly due to having irritable bowel ...
I want to come off Alendronic acid. I remember PROpmr suggesting Magnesium....
A frustrating case of parathyroidism
Has anyone been diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism but nothing shows up on a scan? I feel pretty fatigued most of the time and would ...
Vitamins and Minerals
I am 4 weeks into my Pred, currently at 15mg and about to drop to 12.5 tomorrow. I refused to take Alendronic Acid mainly because of the terr...
Yes or No to Alendronic Acid?
Of course the answer to this can only be made by the individual, however other people's experiences and ideas can be very helpful in decision...
Advice please, been prescribed Alendronic acid..
Hi, I'm a fit, active, strong 61 yr old female - in need of advice please - Xrays on pelvis after hip pain, then a bone density scan. saw doc...
Bone protecting medication
After being on prednisolone since December my GP has decided to give me some medication to protect my bones one being alendronic acid to be t...
Alendronic Acid 70mg tablets my experience.
I am new here, I just want to warn other people about taking Alendronic Acid 70mg tablets. I had my 2nd dexa scan about 2 weeks ago the one i...
Do you know if it’s ok just to stop taking alendronic acid or should that be tapered too? I’ve been on it for a couple of years and the lates...
About to reduce Pred for 1st time, and wondering about Calcium/Vit D vs Alendronic acid
I posted here about a month ago to say I'd been put on a 5 day diagnostic trial of Pred at 30mg and wondered if it was a bit high. ) I know t...
Query relating to Alendronic Acid
HI all, I took Alendronic Acid for 2 years after prolonged courses of prednisolone in 2016, only finding out more about it after starting the...
The last month
Diagnosed PMR Nov. last....
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