Boniva side effects

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texasyankee
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   Posted 12/26/2007 8:40 PM (GMT -7)   
Has anyone taken the Boniva infusions for osteoporosis caused by long term prednisone use?  Anyone have any reactions to Boniva well past the 7 day window? 
 
 

Another UC wife
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   Posted 12/27/2007 2:34 PM (GMT -7)   
Boniva is not allowed on our drug coverage...Hubby takes the fosamax every Sunday morning and has had no ill effects from it. (has been on it for about 3 months now)

61 yr old male~Colitis 1st diagnosed Jan '05-cleared up within a few wks. Flared again in May '06 (now UC) & hospitalized 5/07-currently heading towards a remission. Osteopena of spine from prednisone DX 8/07  Oct 07 feeling quite normal most days.  150mg Imuran  Zero mg prednisone   12 Asacol, Lidocaine Hydrochloride Jelly 2%,multi vitamin, iron 1X day, DanActive, chewable calcium, fiber capsule 1x day, Prilosec 20mg, enalapril 10mg, glipizide 5 mg, zocor 40 mg, baby aspirin, (Fentanyl pain patch 50mg 72 hrs  Morphine Sulf 15 mg twice daily)Cortifoam enema PM, Canasa suppositiry AM, folic acid 1mg, Fosamax 1x month

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