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Problems with fosamax (alendronate)?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fosamax (alendronate) is for osteo

Most physicians rely on published studies with thousands of patients taking a drug that prove it works.
Trying out a pill onesself is a trip back to the stone age. We require that a proven disease has a treatment proven to work before using it. The fda requires two studies done separately with thousands of patients to allow an approval of a drug.

In brief: Fosamax (alendronate) is for osteo

Most physicians rely on published studies with thousands of patients taking a drug that prove it works.
Trying out a pill onesself is a trip back to the stone age. We require that a proven disease has a treatment proven to work before using it. The fda requires two studies done separately with thousands of patients to allow an approval of a drug.
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Risks with prolonged use best to stop after a couple years.

In brief: Yes

Risks with prolonged use best to stop after a couple years.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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