Active Ingredient(s):Alendronate Sodium FDA Approved: * March 12, 2012 Pharm Company: *EFFRX PHARM. SA Category:Osteoporosis
Alendronic acid, sold under the brand name Fosamax among others, is a bisphosphonate medication used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. It is taken by mouth. Use is often recommended together with vitamin D, calcium supplementation, and lifestyle changes.
Common side effects (1 to 10% of patients) include constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, and acid reflux. Use is not recommended during pregnancy or ...
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