13 patient evaluations for Alendronate

lady-carissa
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lady-carissa
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F41y
FM:5y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Oct 4, 2012 (Started Jan 30, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteopenia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 70 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Make sure to have your Dr reevaluate with a DexaScan after a year or two.

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Bonehealth
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Bonehealth
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 55
Condition: Osteoporosis
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: n
I have:
Osteoporosis

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Apr 23, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very

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sewjazzy1
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sewjazzy1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 5, 2011 (Started Jun 23, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Cost: < $25 monthly

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mountainmama
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mountainmama
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 200 mg Weekly

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Glenn Govednik
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Glenn Govednik
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 73y
  • Organ: Lung
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
  1. Lung : 7y Transplanted
I have:
Lung Transplant

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Mar 1, 2011 (Started Aug 17, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

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old goat
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old goat
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Feb 8, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Liver boy
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Liver boy
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 61y
  • Organ: Liver
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Liver : 4y Transplanted
I have:
Liver Transplant

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Dec 20, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: At my follow-up appt. for my 1 yr. biopsy they reported that my osteoporosis had made a great improvement over the past year. My hip area got slightly worse, and that is the focus of my next treatment program. My lumbar and all ather signs of improvement were amazing.

Aug 2, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Osteoporosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Every Other Week

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savedandfree
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savedandfree
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 26, 2010 (Started Aug 04, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for bone density: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: It is a weekly tablet to be taken at the same time of day with only a glass of water 1st thing in the morning before eating or drinking anything else. It is difficult for me to remember to do that so I have to set it out the night before with an empty glass at the table...
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mamaw5
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Mamaw5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Nov 10, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: This medication contributed to my acid reflux and a condition called Barrett's Esophogus.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Stomach problems

Nov 9, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 70 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: This treatment is very caustic to the stomach and I developed irritable and very bad stomach problems and had to be taken off the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Stomach problems

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leprechan
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leprechan
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: b
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 1, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Increase effect of another treatment: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: I developed knee pain in both knees. MD suggested that I go off the Fosamax until he can evaluate via lab tests. Hasn't been done yet.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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