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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
No.: Both can be used by men to treat or prevent bone loss, not only for female osteoporosis. Men with low tesosterone deveop osteoporosis. Both sexes tr ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
You can't: Alendronate is a prescription medication. Any online site that sells it to you without being evaluated by a doctor is breaking federal law. If you b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Bad side effects are uncommon. If you are high risk for a fracture, benefits far outweigh theside effects. The bad side effects include a 1 in 1000-50 ... Read More
Dr. Matthew Hawkins
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Fosamax (alendronate) side effects: Potential for esophageal erosion or ulceration - so should be taken with a full glass if water and no lying down for 30 minutes after taking the pill. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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No...: Fosamax (alendronate) increases the possibility of developing osteonecrosis of the jaw, which is the "death of bone" in your jaw. I suppose you could ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
With lots of water: you can continue the fosamax (alendronate) as you usually do. The medications should not disrupt each other. That said, if you stoped the fosamx for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Very rare: Hi. Alendronate (Fosamax) is a very safe drug, but like almost anything, there are rare serious side effects. For alendronate, these would be esophage ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Most likely: Hi. Alendronate can cause a serious side effect most likely by getting stuck in the esophagus (e.g., stricture or achalasia). Other very rare serious ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Gi issues are most common. Other issues include muscle aching, osteonecrosis of the jaw and a possible increased risk of subcapital hip fractures.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Fosamax (alendronate) is not dangerous but it does have risks just like any medication. For people with osteoporosis, the benefits far outweigh the ri ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sanctura: Why take sandura. Fosamax (alendronate) is fine once a week.

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