I went of Fosamax for the same reason. I was lucky to be seeing my dentist every three months, so I had only a small area which ended up responding well to debridement and a bone graft. Some women have lost enough bone to have significant cosmetic defects in their jaws.
I find it interesting how drugs targeted toward women (oral contraceptives, biophosphonates, weight reduction drugs) always seem to be only partially clinically tested before they are released, and we end up being unknowing guinea pigs.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001.
Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
"My life is an ongoing medical adventure"