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Is actenol or Fosamax (alendronate) only for women?

Is actenol or Fosamax (alendronate) only for women?

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 treated with many drugs, including steroids, will lose bone. The bisphosphonates work for both sexes! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Where can I buy alendronate sodium (fosamax) online?

Where can I buy alendronate sodium (fosamax) online?

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 buy it, you are also potentially breaking the law and may be visited by state police or dea. ...Read more

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Are there any bad side effects of fosamax (alendronate)?

Are there any bad side effects of fosamax (alendronate)?

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. Also potential for some atypical fracture in the femur with prolonged use. Most recommend a rest from the medication if on it more than 2 continuous years. ...Read more

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Please tell me can Fosamax (alendronate) cause TMJ disorder?

No connection: There is no TMJ reported by people who take Fosamax (alendronate) yet. For TMJ diagnosis and treatment see your dentist for consultation. ...Read more

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How to take Fosamax (alendronate) when on a course of ciproxin?

Take as usual: these medications do not have an interaction. fosamax (alendronate) is typically advised to take in the morning on an empty stomach. you can take your other pills a couple hours after taking your fosamax (alendronate). ...Read more

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What are the serious side effects when taking fosamax (alendronate)?

What are the serious side effects when taking fosamax (alendronate)?

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 esophageal irritation, osteonecrosis of the jaw, and atypical femur fractures. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how Fosamax (alendronate) cause serious side effects?

Can you tell me how Fosamax (alendronate) cause serious side effects?

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 (& fortunately very rare) side effects are things like osteonecrosis of the jaw in people who've had radiation to the jaw, usually for cancer. Alendronate's a very good osteoporosis or Paget's drug, but it's not for everyone. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is Fosamax (alendronate) dangerous? How to know when the side effects occur?

Is Fosamax (alendronate) dangerous? How to know when the side effects occur?

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 risks, imo. ...Read more

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What other serious side effects when taking Fosamax (alendronate) are there?

What other serious side effects when taking Fosamax (alendronate) are there?

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. ...Read more

Dr. James Kayvanfar
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Alendronate (Definition)

Alendronate is a phosphate containing agent which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. James Kayvanfar
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Fosamax (Definition)

Fosamax is a phosphate containing agent which is a kind of ...Read more