14 patient evaluations for Alendronate

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May 15, 2016 (Started Feb 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 31, 2016 (Started Feb 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2014 (Started Oct 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteopenia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg Weekly
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2012 (Started Jan 30, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteopenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: Make sure to have your Dr reevaluate with a DexaScan after a year or two.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 23, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 5, 2011 (Started Jun 23, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 04, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Aug 17, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 20, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 70 mg/75 mL Every Other Week

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 26, 2010 (Started Aug 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for bone density)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks
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