Fosamax generic

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5mg - 90 tablets
10mg - 60 tablets

Fosamax generic (alendronic acid) is a medication used to prevent and treat Paget's disease and osteoporosis. Fosamax also helps prevent osteoporosis in women in postmenopausal period.

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Fosamax generic Fosamax generic (alendronic acid) is a medication used to prevent and treat Paget's disease and osteoporosis. Fosamax also helps prevent osteoporosis in women in postmenopausal period.
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Introduction: Fosamax generic (alendronic acid) is a medication used to prevent and treat Paget's disease and osteoporosis. Fosamax also helps prevent osteoporosis in women in postmenopausal period.

Fosamax generic

Pharmacology: Generic Fosamax contains the active ingredient Alendronic acid that belongs to a group of medications called bisphosphonates.  Bisphosphonates are localized in zones of active bone resorption under osteoclasts and inhibit the process of resorption of bone tissue leading to progressing increase of bone mass. In therapeutic doses alendronate does not cause osteomalacia.

Indications: Generic Fosamax (alendronic acid) is indicated in:

  • Treatment of osteoporosis induced by steroids in both men and women
  • Osteoporosis treatment in men
  • Paget's disease treatment in men and women
  • Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women

Contraindications:

Alendronic acid is contraindicated for use in:

  • Esophagus diseases (swallowing problems)
  • An inability to sit upright or stand for 30 minutes
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Low calcium blood levels (hypocalcemia)
  • Hypersensitivity to any of the medication ingredients

Make sure to let your doctor know if you pregnant, planning to become pregnant, are breastfeeding or have an upcoming dental procedures.

The medication should be used with caution in: diseases of the gastrointestinal tract such as dysphagia, esophagus diseases, gastritis, duodenitis, stomach and duodenal ulcer. Fosamax is not reccomended for patients with renal failure when creatinine clearance is less than 35ml/min and predisposition to hypocalcemia (low calcium blood levels).

Adverse effect: The most common Generic Fosamax side effects include:

  • Stomach pain
  • Joint pain
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • GERD
  • Meteorism 
  • Headache

Less common generic Fosamax side effects (throat pain, swallowing problems, joint pain, jaw problems)

Interactions: Generic Fosamax  should not be used with the following groups of drugs or preparations:

  • Aspirin
  • Calcium supplements
  • Iron supplements
  • Magnesium supplements
  • NSAID's
  • Other osteoporosis treatment medications (teriparatide)

Attention: The medicine should not be administered without a consultation with a health care provider. Keep out of reach of children.

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