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Can lovenox (enoxaparin) shots cause osteoporosis?

Can lovenox (enoxaparin) shots cause osteoporosis?

Lovenox (enoxaparin) & bones: Yes, long-term use of Lovenox (enoxaparin) over many months is known to cause bone loss. If this is a concern, a different anticoagulant shot known as Arixtra can be considered. Additionally, there are new oral anticoagulants such as xarelto that can be considered as well. ...Read more

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

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Is lupron 11.25 mg shot the same as Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Is lupron 11.25 mg shot the same as Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Definitely NOT: Lupron is the trade name of leuprolide, an antiandrogen medication used for a variety of ailments including prostate cancer. Depoprovera is the trade name of Medroxyprogesterone also used for a variety of things including prevention of pregnancy. Lupron comes in a depot form, Lupron depot which probably led to the question. ...Read more

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Can the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot produce joint pain?

Can the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot produce joint pain?

See family MD: You should go back and see the dr. That you received injections from. It may have nothing to do with the injection or that you are having some form of allergic reaction. See your family dr. Also. ...Read more

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Will taking xenadrine (weight loss supplement) affect the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Will taking xenadrine  (weight loss supplement) affect the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

No, but a bad idea..: No drug interaction but the drug is a congeners of epinephrine and can increase both your heart rate and your blood pressure. It can be very dangerous. Just because it is available OTC doesn't mean that's not without its risks. It is NOT a good way to loose weight!! ...Read more

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Have myasthenia gravis, severe osteoporosis.Scared of "another med" to treat osteo and it NOT flare/worsen MG!! Reclast, (zoledronic acid) Proliva, Forteo?try shot 1st?

Have myasthenia gravis, severe osteoporosis.Scared of "another med" to treat osteo and it NOT flare/worsen MG!! Reclast, (zoledronic acid) Proliva, Forteo?try shot 1st?

Osteoporosis : unfortunately there's no easy answer. We are lucky to have many options for osteoporosis and each drug comes with risks and benefits. Your medial history, labs, x-Rays & DEXA have to be factored in before individualizing your treatments. Please discuss with your doctors. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do the Depo shot cause Bone Loss Density ?

Do the Depo shot cause Bone Loss Density ?

Yes: Used over years, loss of bone density can occur. Be sure to keep up with calcium intake and weight bearing exercise. DepoProvera is an excellent form of contraception and its advantages may outweigh the possible bone loss when compared with other alternatives. ...Read more

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Prolia inyection for osteoporosis and side effects?

Prolia inyection for osteoporosis and side effects?

Not much: That is statistically different from placebo, though everything under the sun has been reported it is hard to link it to the drug. The one side effect that is different by about2% is infection, do I would not give it to a compromised person or one who had an acting infection. The debate ove osteonecrosis of the jaw continues on. ...Read more

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Hep b vaccine series, final shot effective after 6+ months of first shot. True?

Hep b vaccine series, final shot effective after 6+ months of first shot. True?

Yes but...: Only in young infants. Forolder chiildren and adolescents, doses may be given in a schedule of 0, 1, and 6months; of 0, 1, and 4 months; or of 0, 2, and 4 months. ...Read more

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What medications lessens the effectiveness of my depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot ?

What medications lessens the effectiveness of my depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot ?

Drug interactions: There are plenty of great drug interaction checkers available for free on the Internet. Anytime that you are prescribed something tell your doc what you are already on. ...Read more

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I'm getting the Depo-Provera shot. Will i gain weight ?

Some women do: Gain weight on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Can not state if you will be one of those women or not. ...Read more

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Can methylprednisolone or montelukast (for asthma) effect Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Can methylprednisolone or montelukast (for asthma)  effect Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Usually not: the steroid affect usually does not affect the depo in correct dosages Check with your provider but you should be fine ...Read more

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Can II get flu shot with rheumatoid arthritis?

Can II get flu shot with rheumatoid arthritis?

Yes: I would recommend you to "protect" yourself with homeopathic medicine that should be taken before and after the any immunization. This will help your body to respond appropriately to the immunization and avoid reaction to foreign protein that is the part of any vaccine. Look for medical practitioner who practices homeopathy in your area or call my office 212-675-9355. ...Read more

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