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Fosamax (Generic)

Fosamax (Generic)

Fosamax Description

Alendronic acid or alendronate sodium, known under the trade name Fosamax o name a few, is a bisphosphonate drug recommended for osteoporosis, osteogenesis imperfecta, as well as several various other bone conditions. Osteoporosis creates bones to become thinner as well as damage more quickly. It functions by slowing down bone loss. This effect assists keep strong bones as well as reduce the risk of broken bones (cracks). Alendronate comes from a set of medicines called bisphosphonates. You should take Fosamax (Alendronic acid) precisely as suggested by your doctor. You should take Alendronic acid first thing in the early morning, at the very least 30 mins before you consume or consume anything or take other medicine. If you take Alendronic acid just one time per week, take it on the exact same day weekly and always first point in the morning. You should take with a full glass (6 to 8 ounces) of plain water.You must not make use of coffee, tea, soft drink, juice, or mineral water.Never consume or drink anything various other compared to simple water. Pour fluid medicine with the application syringe offered, or with a dedicated dose-measuring spoon or medicine mug.Do not crush, eat, or suck on an Fosamax pill. Ingest the tablet whole. For a minimum of Thirty Minutes after taking Alendronic acid:You should not relax or recline.Never take any various other medication including vitamins, calcium, or antacids. Stop making use of alendronate if you have any of serious side effect including: trouble or pain when swallowing; chest discomfort; pain or burning under the ribs or in the back; high temperature, body aches, influenza symptoms; serious joint, bone, or muscular tissue; serious heartburn, melting discomfort in your upper belly, or coughing up blood; new or aggravating heartburn.

Buying Alendronic acid

Getting Alendronic acid online with our drug store service is convenient and also fast. But at the same time you need to take your health with a great care. Buy Fosamax (Alendronic acid) after you consulted with a doctor. You shouldn't do self-medication. The overdose can trigger the immediate death.

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Uses

Generic Fosamax reduces calcium loss from bones. It helps prevent bone loss and increases production of normal healthy bone in patients with Paget's disease, osteoporosis, and other conditions which place someone at risk for bone loss, including after menopause in females or from the long-term use of corticosteroids (like prednisone) in men or women.

How to take

Take Generic Fosamax exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Generic Fosamax tablets are taken either once each day or once each week.

Take the Generic Fosamax tablet first thing in the morning, at least 30 minutes before you eat or drink anything or take any other medicine. If you take a Generic Fosamax tablet only once a week, take it on the same day each week and always first thing in the morning.

Take each Generic Fosamax tablet with a full glass (6 to 8 ounces) of water. Use only plain water (not mineral water) when taking a tablet. Do not crush, chew, or suck the Fosamax tablet. Swallow the pill whole.

After taking a Generic Fosamax tablet, carefully follow these instructions:

  • Do not lie down or recline for at least 30 minutes after taking Fosamax.
  • Do not eat or drink anything other than plain water.
  • Do not take any other medicines including vitamins, calcium, or antacids for at least 30 minutes after taking Fosamax. It may be best to take your other medicines at a different time of the day. Talk with your doctor about the best dosing schedule for your other medicines.

Side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Generic Fosamax: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using Generic Fosamax and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effects such as:

  • chest pain;
  • difficulty or pain when swallowing;
  • pain or burning under the ribs or in the back;
  • severe heartburn, burning pain in your upper stomach, or coughing up blood;
  • new or worsening heartburn;
  • fever, body aches, flu symptoms;
  • severe joint, bone, or muscle pain;
  • new or unusual pain in your thigh or hip;
  • jaw pain, numbness, or swelling.

Less serious Generic Fosamax side effects may include:

  • mild heartburn, bloating;
  • mild nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain;
  • diarrhea, gas, or constipation;
  • mild joint pain or swelling;
  • swelling in your hands or feet; or
  • dizziness, eye pain, headache.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.

Precautions

If you have Paget's disease it may be some time before you see the benefit from alendronate. Do not stop taking alendronate except on your prescriber's advice. Low blood levels of phosphorus and calcium can occur but usually do not cause serious problems. Your prescriber or health care professional may order regular blood tests to check for these problems.

If you are taking an antacid, a mineral supplement like calcium or iron, or a vitamin with minerals, make sure that you wait at least 30 minutes, and preferably 2 hours before or after taking alendronate. Do not take them at same time. Limit your time in sunlight or other UV exposure, such as tanning beds, while taking alendronate. Alendronate may cause a rash that is worsened by exposure to the sun.

Drug interactions

Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as:

  • celecoxib (Celebrex);
  • diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze);
  • diflunisal (Dolobid);
  • ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil);
  • indomethacin (Indocin);
  • ketoprofen (Orudis)
  • ketorolac (Toradol);
  • meloxicam (Mobic);
  • naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet); or
  • piroxicam (Feldene).

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Generic Fosamax.

Missed dose

If you miss a dose, do not take it later in the day. Continue your normal schedule starting the next morning, before you have eaten. Do not take double or extra doses.

If you miss a dose of alendronate 35-mg or 70-mg once a week, take the dose on the morning after you remember. Then return to taking your dose just once a week, as originally scheduled on your regular chosen day of the week.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 15-30 degrees C (59-86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

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