Has any one stopped taking Alendronic Acid? I was diagnosed with PMR/GCA over 2 months ago I was put on Alendronic Acid - being 56 and menopausal. I took the first four weekly ones, felt really poorly each time, lost my second box, and requested a repeat prescription, missed a couple of weeks then started again this week. I have felt really poorly again; aching; tired; dizzy etc..... really am not comfortable taking this. I am taking calcium and Vit D. I have not had any suggestion of a scan which I see is mentioned on this forum....
I am trying to taper my preds down, and was due to make a reduction in a week or so, but am now unsure if my increased aching in my shoulders and neck is the PMR or the AA? I have been on 20mgs now for 3 weeks and am due to reduce to 17.5 in another week or two.
Any thoughts would be much appreciated.