Skip to content

What's Happening Now

Reply: Osteoporosis
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Thank you for sharing her story and for letting everyone know...More
Posted by atti_editor

Take the Poll

Why don't they tell women how serious it is?
  • Don't know
  • The doctors don't know what to do.
View Poll Results
Reply: Broken Foot
Wow 3 appointments! Hope you get good news next Tuesday! We are thinking of you.
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: osterporosis
Hello, Have you discussed your side effects with your doctor? He/She might have some advice that can help....More
Posted by atti_editor
sharing my story My mother passed away at the age of 83. At one time she weighed 230 pounds. When she...More
Posted by An_263811

Take the Poll

Why don't they tell women how serious it is?
  • Don't know
  • The doctors don't know what to do.
View Poll Results
Reply: Osteopenia treatment
Good questions. First, just to clarify - osteopenia is not a diagnosis, it's simply low bone mass....More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Prolia and High Cholesterol
As bonebabe said, do tell your fears/questions to your prescriber and family doc, if those are two different...More
Posted by cocolini
Reply: Strontium Citrate for BMD Increase
No, I haven't used Iprivalone. I suspect its the injectable form. Do your unrelenting research , and discover...More
Posted by weeorphan
Reply: yoga and osteoporosis
Hi thank you again for all the great information! I'm 54 and never broken any bones. When I have been going...More
Posted by camila18
Reply: Compare Reclast - Prolia - Fosomax - Actonel
I would tell you same I tell everybody - look at the NOF website ( All your questions can be...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: calcium substitution
You'll need to get your calcium from your diet. Read your labels carefully. You need 1200 mg/day spread out...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: long term use of Raloxifene
I have the same exact question. Does anyone have any new information.? I have been taking Raloxifene for 15...More
Posted by 502west304
Reply: Vitamin D defficiency
This article explains some environmental and dietary factors that can have an impact on your vitamin D...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Calium intake
I really appreciate your posts. Thank you.
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: Calcium
My mom had hypercalcemia and was hospitalized. It is not common I guess but hyperparathyroidism and/or...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked?
I am so glad I came across your post! I have osteoporosis (in fact I just broke my wrist again last week)....More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: Osteoarthritis (osteoprocess)
Thank You Very Much For Helping Me..
Posted by humanbeing11
Reply: ulna and radius fused together
Baily K, I believe you're talking about a steel guitar, but you can also use a standard 6 string. Consoleking,...More
Posted by joebell
Reply: Osteoporosis & Reclast/Prolia or neither?
Thank you so much for the additional information. As you might can tell, I am resistant to taking...More
Posted by mschinn
Reply: osteoporosis and medication
Dear Bonebabe, Thank you for your very honest and helpful response. I took what you have pointed out...More
Posted by oceanrower
Reply: Treatment options for a 46 year old male
Diagnoses and treatments aren't approved for males under the age of 50. That said, however, doesn't mean you...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: High Left Clavicle Fracture, Surgery Required? (X-...
It didn't heal on its own and I still haven't gotten surgery. For the most part it's not noticeable, but I...More
Posted by jesserobel
I had my first infusion Feb. 2013. In April of that year I developed my first kidney stone. With every...More
Posted by An_262445
Reply: Prolia vs Reclast
I decided to go with the Reclast and had my first infusion four days ago. Everything went pretty well -...More
Posted by reneerosenberg
Reply: Reclast, Prolia or Boniva???? Help!
Here's the thing about websites like this. The majority of people who respond are those who had true or...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Acid reflux & osteoporosis meds.
Actonel, Boniva, Fosamax and Reclast are all bisphosphonates. Reclast is given in an annual IV injection....More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: prolio
I am in a similar situation as you, though I am 71 vs your 59. I took Fosamax for about 10 years without any...More
Posted by jo1344
Reply: vitamin d
If your blood test shows your Vit D levels are low, your doctor will usually prescribe a booster dose of...More
Posted by bonebabe
Reply: Vitamin D
Have your blood tested for vitamin D3
Posted by gonzal13
Reply: Prolia
Prolia normally is the last resort.
Posted by gonzal13
Reply: detecting
You must have ax ray scan. FDA recommends that men at 70 should be tested. Also only 20 percent of men get the...More
Posted by gonzal13

Helpful Tips

Choosing a safe calcium supplementExpert
Calcium supplements prepared from unrefined oyster shell, bone meal or dolomite may contain lead or other toxic metals. Choose supplements ... More
Was this Helpful?
34 of 46 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the National Osteoporosis Foundation website