Fosamax

Active Ingredient(s): Alendronate
FDA Approved: * September 29, 1995
Pharm Company: * MERCK
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.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Use is often recommended together with vitamin D, calcium supplementation, and lifestyle changes.[2] Common side effects (1 to 10% of patients) include constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, and acid reflux.[2] Use is not recommended during pregnancy or ... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Fosamax 31
Fosamax 70 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0006-0031
Labeler:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Fosamax 31
Fosamax 70 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-4462
Labeler:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Fosamax 10 mg (As Alendronate Sodium 13.1 mg) Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-3857
Labeler:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Fosamax 5 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-4384
Labeler:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
Fosamax 35 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 54868-4463
Labeler:
Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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