Severe Pain From Osteoporosis Drugs

Severe Pain From Osteoporosis Drugs

There are 9 comments on the The Epoch Times story from Jan 18, 2008, titled Severe Pain From Osteoporosis Drugs. In it, The Epoch Times reports that:

“Most patients had relief of symptoms after stopping treatment”

Fosamax, manufactured by Merc, has been associated with severe muscle, joint, and bone pain. via The Epoch Times

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Epoch Times.

Mike McHugh

Wellington, UK

#1 Jan 25, 2008
After starting Osteoporosis drugs I developed Polymyalgia Rheumatica. Is there link between the two
Zack Riley

Chicago, IL

#3 Jan 3, 2012
Severe pain can be a potential side effect of taking these osteoporosis medications. These side effects can lead to a potential Fosamax Lawsuit.

Clarks Summit, PA

#4 Feb 23, 2012
There are even more adverse effects one can get from osteoporosis drug just like what I read in .
Dennes S

Hillsboro, OR

#5 Oct 5, 2012
Severe generalized myalgia is one of the complications of taking bisphosphonates like Fosamax. Although this is not so serious compared to others, some people have stopped taking Fosamax because of this. For more on osteoporosis read

New City, NY

#6 Oct 10, 2012
Some people have indeed reported incapacitating bone, muscle, and joint pain from using Fosamax. Other patients have also moved forward with complaints pertaining to dental and jaw problems, as well as low-impact fractures. If you want to know more about the adverse effects of Fosamax, could be a great source of information.

United States

#7 Oct 11, 2012
Osteoporosis makes your bones weak and more likely to break. Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but it is common in older women. Fosamax alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. It slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent osteoporosis. However, medical professional have been scrutinizing the problems associated with the drug. It has been linked to a rare jawbone disorder, esophageal cancer, chronic irregular heartbeat and unusual bone fractures. There are a number of lawsuits filed against Fosamax maker, which is Merck. You may also refer at for more information.
Sheila P

Scranton, PA

#10 Feb 1, 2013
One of the least well-known side-effects of osteoporosis drugs is the general pain that some people feel when taking this medication. Most people who take osteoporosis medications like Fosamax are said to tolerate the medication well however, there are some who severe body pains and should be warned of the potential side-effects. Consult your doctor first before taking osteoporosis drugs.

San Jose, CA

#11 Feb 16, 2013
People who have been taking fosamax has reported cases of severe pain caused by the said osteoporosis drug. This drug is also believed to cause femur fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw, which lead fosamax users to file lawsuits against fosamax's manufacturers. If you want to know more about bone health and related injuries, there are articles that I bumped into at the Fosamax Injury Lawsuit Center for ONJ and Femur Fracture cases, which may be of great help to you.

Thornton Heath, UK

#12 Apr 18, 2013
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