Alendronate

FDA Approved: * August 4, 2008
Pharm Company: * MYLAN
Category: Osteoporosis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Alendronate Overview

Alendronic acid (INN) or alendronate sodium, sold in the U.S. under the trade name Fosamax among others, is a bisphosphonate drug used for osteoporosis, osteogenesis imperfecta, and several other bone diseases. It is marketed alone as well as in combination with vitamin D. Merck's U.S. patent on alendronate expired in 2008 and the drug is now available as a generic. It is the most widely prescribed bisphosphonate medicine in the United States.[citation needed] Contents 1 M...

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white round tablet with 683 imprinted on it

white round pill 638 ## My grandma found it in her office and didn't recognize it ## Hello, I found a pill that matches your description. According to the NIH the pill is a Alendronate Sodium pill which is used to help slow down bone loss and prevent fractures. Below I have listed some information, all of the information was sourced from the NIH. NDC 41616-638 IMPRINT 638 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS Alendronate Sodium 70 Mg LABEL AUTHOR Sun Pharma Global Inc. COLOR White SIZE 11mm SHAPE Round INACTIVE INGREDIENTS - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn - Silicon Dioxide - Magnesium Stearate I hope this information helps. Let me know if you have any other questions.

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Drate plus d tablet

Drate plus d has the main ingredients of Alendronate sodium + Cholecalciferol. Kindly tell me what its function and side effects are? ## MY MOM HAS DIABETES, SO CAN I GIVE HER THIS MEDICINE (D RATE PLUS D) FOR HER JOINTS & BACK PAIN, ETC.? KINDLY SEND ME DETAILS OF ITS SIDE EFFECTS. ## How long of a period should "Drate plus d" be used? My doctor has asked me to take it for one year continuously at a rate of 1 tablet per week.

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National Drug Codes for ChampVA insurance

Can't get complete list of 11-digit National Drug Codes from Walgreens to submit to ChampVA. Can you help? Hydrocodone/apap 5mg/325mg tabs. Watson Alendronate 70 mg tabs. Teva Tramadol 50 mg tabs Metformin 1000 mg tabs. Teva Metformin 500 mg tabs. Teva Triamcinolone cream. 0.1% 30gm. Alpharma-NMC Amlodipine Besylate 2.5 mg tabs. Mylan Amlodipine Besylate. 5 mg tabs. Mylan Amlodipine Besylate 10 mg tabs. Mylan Lisinopril 20 mg tabs. Lupin Januvia 25mg tabs. Merck Januvia 50 mg tabs. Merck Meclizine 25 mg tabs. PAR Atenolol. 100 mg tabs. Mylan Propoxyphene-N 100 w/apap 650. Tabs. Qualitest Meloxicam. 15 mg tabs. Lupin Sulfameth/trimethoprim. 800/160 tabs. Lannett Amoxicillin 500 mg caps. Teva Ciprofloxacin. 500 mg tabs Cobalt Alendronate 70 mg tabs. Teva Oxybutynin 5 mg tabs. Watson S...

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white oblong tablet looks like a capsule m a 12

I Found these in my moms purse, I have never seen before and she is 70 she doesn't know what they are ## Hello, Pat! How is your mom? These tablets are manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list them as containing 70mgs of Alendronate. This medication is used to help treat or prevent osteoporosis. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with?

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alendronate cause positive for what drug?

Can Alendronate cause a positive result for methamphetamine? ## Hello, Troy! How are you? No, I've not found anything listing that Alendronate/Fosamax has been known to cause them. This medication is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis and the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, joint/muscle aches and exacerbation of asthma. Are you on any other medications, even over the counter products?

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yes alendronate forum

I was retooking alendronate 70MG 3 month ago, but this week I got a lot of troubles as: diarrhea, Abdominal & stomach pain, heartburn, general feeling of discomfort or illness, full or bloated feeling. I just ordered 3 more months but those severe side effect, I'm planning to quit ## Hello, Steve! How are you? Those can be normal side effects of this medication, as listed by the FDA. You may also experience headache, dizziness and joint/muscle aches. Have you consulted your doctor? There are other medications that you can try to see if they don't cause you as many problems.

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White tablet/pill oblong shape imprinted with J

Can anyone help identify following tablet: White oblong shaped pill witha line down the centre and imprinted with the letter J on either side of line.The other side of pill is totally blank. ## The closest match I could find is identified as Alendronate sodium (35mg); which is a white oblong pill imprinted with "J" on one side and "242" on the other. Manufacturer: Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc. Alendronate is used in the treatment of prevention of osteoporosis. I know it doesn't sound like a precise match, but perhaps this can at least help to narrow down your search (for you and for anyone else who may be trying to identify this pill). ## The pill you are describing is frequently given out by private slimming clinics as 'Diethylpropion' 75mg extended ...

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Novo Alendronate

Bone density ## sir i am pharmacist ,own pharmacy ## This is a generic for Fosamax, which is used to treat osteoporosis and several other diseases of the bone. You can learn more Fosamax details here. It can cause some problematic side effects, such as esophageal ulceration, skin rash and joint, muscle, bone pain. Are there any questions or comments?

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Yellow Pill Round imprint 5mg A

The pill is round, approx 8mm across and 3mm width. It is marked 5mg on one side, with a large capital A on the other side. There is no score line to split it in half. Any ideas what it is? ## Hi Nick, The closest match I can find is Alendronate (5 mg), which is a white round pill with an A on one side and a 5 on the other. This medication is used for osteoporosis and several other bone diseases. Manufacturer: Apotex Corp. National Drug Code (NDC): 60505-2592 You can learn more about this drug on the page for Alendronate Details I hope this helps in any way!

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936 bu merck

white, elliptical in shape - mrk on one side - 936 on other ## I located the pill in description to be a by-product of Alendronate 10 mg, known as Fosamax; which is used for osteoporosis and several other bone diseases. To learn more about this drug, follow the link below... Do you have any more questions or informaiton to add? Please post back if you do.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alendronate
  • Solution: 70mg/75ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 35mg, 40mg, 5mg, 70mg
  • Tablet, Effervescent: 70mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Alendronate: (109 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-5140 Alendronic Acid 5 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 6.53 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5141 Alendronic Acid 10 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 13.1 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5142 Alendronic Acid 40 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 52.2 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5171 Alendronic Acid 70 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 91.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5172 Alendronic Acid 35 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 45.7 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0115-1676 Alendronate Sodium 5 mg Oral Tablet by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1678 Alendronate Sodium 10 mg Oral Tablet by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1679 Alendronate Sodium 35 mg Oral Tablet by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1680 Alendronate Sodium 40 mg Oral Tablet by Impax Generics
  • 0115-1681 Alendronate Sodium 70 mg Oral Tablet by Impax Generics
  • 0378-3566 Alendronic Acid 5 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 6.53 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3567 Alendronic Acid 10 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 13.1 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3568 Alendronic Acid 35 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 45.7 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3569 Alendronic Acid 70 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 91.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0591-3169 Alendronic Acid 5 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 6.53 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3170 Alendronic Acid 10 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 13.1 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3171 Alendronic Acid 35 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 45.7 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3172 Alendronic Acid 40 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 52.2 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-3173 Alendronic Acid 70 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 91.4 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 16252-599 Alendronic Acid 35 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 45.7 mg) Oral Tablet by Cobalt Laboratories
  • 89 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Alendronate or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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What is it for? I need to know more about alendronate sodium (NDC 0093-5171-19). ## Alendronate Sodium, also called Alen... 3 replies
alendronate cause positive for what drug?
Can Alendronate cause a positive result for methamphetamine? ## Hello, Troy! How are you? No, I've not found anythin... 1 reply
yes alendronate forum
I was retooking alendronate 70MG 3 month ago, but this week I got a lot of troubles as: diarrhea, Abdominal & stomac... 1 reply
Novo Alendronate
Bone density ## sir i am pharmacist ,own pharmacy ## This is a generic for Fosamax, which is used to treat osteoporosis ... 2 replies
Alendronate for osteoporosis
## I heard that Fosamax (Alendronate) may interfere with healing of broken bones. My foot hasn't healed after 4 mont... 1 reply
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