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Osteoporosis

Didrocal side effects and effectiveness?

08/10/2006

Question:

I have just been put on didrocal for osteoporosis and found that during the first two weeks on the white pills I was experiencing a lot of aching bones as though I could feel my skeleton. It affected my sleep. I am not looking forward to round two. Is this normal. I want to switch to something else if this trend continues.

Answer:

Some people on osteoporosis medications do experience bone aches.  If it persists, discuss other options with your physician.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati