Fosamax

What is Fosamax?

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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I am a 76 year old male who just had a tooth extracted 2 weeks ago. I still have pain in that area. More than I had e tooth was taken out. I heard...

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My Dr. said that my bones are very weak. I have had three fractures in the last 4 months. Had two very hard falls. I am a 68 yr old woman . He...

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Thank you for asking i read your concern about the fosamax and i want you to know that these are bisphosphonate derivatives and they...

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I am a 76 year old male who just had a tooth extracted 2 weeks ago. I still have pain in that area. More than I had e tooth was taken out. I heard...

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My Dr. said that my bones are very weak. I have had three fractures in the last 4 months. Had two very hard falls. I am a 68 yr old woman . He...

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Hi, My name is XXXXXX. I am on the following meds. Tegretol xr 200 mg (slow release) take one a day at 10:00 pm--I have Tri. N. since 1994, had...

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