15 patient evaluations for Alendronate

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gummitarzan
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gummitarzan
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 69
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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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

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westchester
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westchester
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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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

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lady-carissa
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lady-carissa
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F42y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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.

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Bonehealth
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Bonehealth
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
Condition: Osteoporosis
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: g
I have:
Osteoporosis

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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

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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)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Osteoporosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
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)

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

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Glenn Govednik
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Glenn Govednik
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 75y
  • Organ: Lung
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
  1. Lung : 8y Transplanted
I have:
Lung Transplant

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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

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old goat
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old goat
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 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)

  • 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

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Liver boy
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Liver boy
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 62y
  • Organ: Liver
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Liver : 6y Transplanted
I have:
Liver Transplant

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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

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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)

  • 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

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