Fosamax (Alendronate Sodium)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Fosamax70 mg

Generic Equivalent of Fosamax

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Alendronate Sodium5 mg
Alendronate Sodium10 mg
Alendronate Sodium70 mg

Fosamax Information:

Fosamax (Generic name: Alendronate Sodium) is an approved new therapy used for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis (bone loss) in women and men. Fosamax is also used for Paget’s disease of bone and osteoporosis caused by steroid treatment. Fosamax is a bisphosphonate drug that works by slowing bone loss while increasing bone mass, which helps to reduce the risk of fractures. Follow the exact instructions on your prescription label when taking Fosamax.

Fosamax Side Effects:

The most common Fosamax side effects are constipation, diarrhea, gas, headache, joint or back pain, nausea, or stomach upset. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as black stools, chest pain, confusion, difficult urination, muscle pain, numbness, vision changes, worsening heartburn, or symptoms of an allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing; hives; rash; swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Fosamax Precautions:

Do NOT take Fosamax oral if you are allergic to Alendronate Sodium or any of the ingredients in Fosamax medication. Before taking Fosamax, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as low blood calcium (hypocalcemia), esophagus disorder (stomach ulcers), kidney disease, vitamin D efficiency, and etc. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. Because they may interact with Fosamax drug, especially of: aspirin, calcium supplements and antacids, NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen).

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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