Patient Comments: Osteoporosis - Share Your Experience

Do you or a relative have osteoporosis? Please share your experience.

Comment from: Florence, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 19

I went through early menopause due to an oophorectomy. I've been on Fosamax for at least 10 years. Two years ago, I met a doctor who took me off Fosamax, saying the good has already been delivered to my bones. I'm wondering if there is any validity to this. My mother is 82 and has a similar background. Her doctor has her still taking Fosamax.

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