Fosamax Plus D

Active Ingredient(s): Alendronate Sodium + Cholecalciferol
FDA Approved: * April 7, 2005
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Osteoporosis

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

Fosamax Plus D Overview

Alendronic acid, sold under the brand name Fosamax among others, is a bisphosphonate medication used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Use is often recommended together with vitamin D, calcium supplementation, and lifestyle changes.[2] Common side effects include constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, and acid reflux.[2] Serious side effects may include esophageal problems, osteonecrosi...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alendronate Sodium + Cholecalciferol
  • Tablet: 70mg + 2,800 iu, 70mg + 5,600 iu
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Fosamax Plus D: (3 results)

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  • 0006-0270 Fosamax Plus D 70/5600 (Alendronic Acid / Vitamin D3) Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 0006-0710 Fosamax Plus D 70/2800 (Alendronic Acid / Vitamin D3) Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 54868-5480 Fosamax Plus D 70/2800 (Alendronic Acid / Vitamin D3) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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