Fosamax (Alendronate) - 70mg (4 Tablets)

Fosamax

Alendronate Sodium

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Fosamax (Alendronate) is a bisphosphonate which is prescribed to men or women as a treatment for osteoporosis, to prevent bone fractures. It may also be used to prevent this condition in patients who are undergoing treatment with corticosteroids, and as a treatment for Paget's disease. Treatment with this drug helps to stop the bone from being broken down, and can also increase the thickness of the bones.

Brand Name : Fosamax
Active Ingredients : Alendronate Sodium
Manufacturer : Merck & Co.
Country of Origin : New Zealand
Intended Patient : Unisex
Fosamax (Alendronate) - 70mg (4 Tablets) Fosamax (Alendronate) - 70mg (4 Tablets) Fosamax (Alendronate) - 70mg (4 Tablets)
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Description


Main Use Active Ingredient Marketed Name
Osteoporosis Alendronate Fosamax

Uses
Fosamax (Alendronate) is a bisphosphonate which is prescribed to men or women as a treatment for osteoporosis, to prevent bone fractures. It may also be used to prevent this condition in patients who are undergoing treatment with corticosteroids, and as a treatment for Paget's disease. Treatment with this drug helps to stop the bone from being broken down, and can also increase the thickness of the bones.

Dosage and Administration
Fosamax (Alendronate) comes as tablets. All patients must see their doctor before starting treatment, so that the proper dosage can be prescribed. Adults taking this medicine for osteoporosis are usually told to take one 70mg tablet per week (as this drug is intended for use as a once weekly treatment). Other conditions may require different dosage regimens, and in all cases, patients must follow the instructions given to them by their doctor.

Side effects
Patients taking Fosamax (Alendronate) may sometimes experience side effects, such as:

  • Bloating
  • Stomach pain
  • Sore joints
  • Pain in the eye
  • Inflammation of the limbs

Tell your doctor about any side effects you notice. Serious reactions are also possible. Seek medical attention immediately if you notice blisters, skin peeling, itchiness, painful gums, sore jaw or any other serious symptoms.

Precautions
Special dietary instructions may be given to you by your doctor during treatment, and it is possible that you will be told to consume a diet which contains more vitamin D and calcium.

Serious problems affecting the jaw may occur as a result of taking this medicine. A dental check up may be required before starting treatment.

Seek immediate emergency medical attention if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms to watch for, which may be indicative of a reaction, include skin rashes, hives, swelling of the face or limbs, trouble breathing, and trouble swallowing.

Always use Fosamax (Alendronate) as you have been prescribed by your doctor. Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor. The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated.

This medication may not be safe for all patients. Before you begin using it always disclose the following to your doctor:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you suffer from any allergies.
  • If you suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses.
  • If you are using any other medicine (including all non-prescription).
  • If you are using any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products of any kind.

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