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Is there a generic drug equivalent for Fosamax or actonel (risedronate)?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes & no

Fosamax is off patent - the generic is alendronate.
Generics are absolutely as effective as the brand name. Actonel (risedronate) is still on patent. No generic form exists yet.

In brief: Yes & no

Fosamax is off patent - the generic is alendronate.
Generics are absolutely as effective as the brand name. Actonel (risedronate) is still on patent. No generic form exists yet.
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