Fastest Osteoporosis Drug: Actonel

Fastest Osteoporosis Drug: Actonel

There are 3 comments on the story from Nov 27, 2006, titled Fastest Osteoporosis Drug: Actonel. In it, reports that:

Actonel and Fosamax both prevent bone loss after menopause. But Actonel works faster, a study by top osteoporosis experts suggests.

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Philadelphia, PA

#1 Dec 22, 2006
I just read a study on bone loss medications and Actonel is also listed as not safe.

New York, NY

#2 Sep 28, 2012
Actonel indeed has been reported to work faster than Fosamax. However, as medications, they are known to carry certain risks. For instance, the long-term use of Fosamax has been linked to femur fractures, adverse effects that have reported to occur for at least a couple of years. Current information about Fosamax and related issues are featured at

San Jose, CA

#3 Jan 4, 2013
Although Actonel has been known to work faster than Fosamax, both osteoporosis drugs are associated with serious side-effects. There have been many reports of women suffering from femur fractures, ONJ and heart diseases due to Fosamax use. You may also refer at for more information.

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