Alendronate

What is Alendronate?

Alendronic acid (INN) or alendronate sodium (USAN) — sold as Fosamax by Merck — is a bisphosphonate drug used for osteoporosis and several other bone diseases. It is marketed alone as well as in combination with vitamin D (2,800 IU and 5,600 IU, under the name Fosamax+D). Merck's U.S. patent on alendronate expired in 2008 and the drug is now available as a generic.

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swallen feet would alendronate sodium couse it

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Alendronate unlikely to be the cause

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Alendronate doesn't cause any...

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i need to know eye harm from following Rx's if any making them sensitive etc. Alendronate 70mg ,Tamsulosin 0.4mg ,Atorvastatin 40mg, Carvedilol...

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there are some... please read the full answer

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alendronate may rarely (less than 1% of patients) cause...

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How long can Alendronate Sodium linger in the system. After taking 5 doses, I developed severe allergic reaction. This happened 4 wks. ago. After...

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effects can last 3 to 4 months, but remains in bone up to 10 yrs

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