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Fosamax (Alendronate Sodium)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Fosamax70 mg

Generic Equivalent of Fosamax

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Alendronate Sodium5 mg
Alendronate Sodium10 mg
Alendronate Sodium70 mg


How and Where to Buy Fosamax Online?


You can buy Fosamax and Boniva online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Fosamax?


The brand Fosamax is available from Turkey manufactured by Merck. The generic equivalent of Fosamax is Alendronate Sodium and comes from Canada and United Kingdom by different manufacturers.

What Dosages and Forms is Fosamax available in?


The generic equivalent of Fosamax is available as tablets in the dosage strengths of 5 mg, 10 mg and 70 mg.

What is Fosamax used for?


Fosamax belongs to a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates and is used to rebuild bone in patients who have osteoporosis (bone thinning and loss). This helps to prevent fractures. Fosamax not only prevents bone loss but actually helps to rebuild bone you may have lost and makes bone less likely to fracture. Thus, it helps to reverse the progression of osteoporosis. In addition, your doctor may recommend lifestyle changes like stopping smoking, exercise and eating a balanced diet. Take the medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor has prescribed Fosamax once weekly tablets. Choose the week of the day that best fits the schedule. After getting up for the day, and before taking your first food or beverage or other medication, take Fosamax with plain water. Do not take it with mineral water, tea coffee, or juice. Do not chew or suck Fosamax tablets. After taking your Fosamax, wait at least 30 minutes before taking your first food, beverage, or other medication of the day, including antacids, calcium supplements and vitamins. Fosamax is effective only if taken when your stomach is empty. After taking your Fosamax, do not lie down - stay fully upright (sitting, standing or walking) for at least 30 minutes and do not lie down until after your first food of the day.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Fosamax?


Some of the common side effects of Fosamax may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, chest pain, heartburn, joint swelling, flu-like symptoms, rashes, dizziness, vertigo, low blood calcium, mouth ulcers. Some of the serious side effects of this medication include allergic reactions, severe joint pain, bone pain or muscle pain, unusual pain in hip or thigh, jaw problems, eye inflammation, severe skin reactions and persistent ear pain. These are not all the possible side effects of Fosamax. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional immediately.

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Fosamax?


Fosamax may cause dizziness and vertigo and affect your ability to drive and use machines. Use caution while driving or using machinery.
Fosamax is not indicated for use in children under 18 years of age.

Do not take Fosamax if you:

• Are allergic to Alendronate Sodium or any other ingredients in the medication
• Are unable to stand or sit upright for at least 30 minutes
• Have certain disorders of esophagus
• Have difficulty swallowing liquids
• Have low blood calcium levels
• Have severe kidney disease

Before taking Fosamax, inform your doctor if you:

• Are a smoker or heavy drinker
• Get chemotherapy or radiotherapy
• Have allergies
• Have cancer, gum disease, poor oral hygiene, diabetes
• Have digestive or swallowing problems
• Have or had dental problems
• Have or had kidney disease
• Take certain drugs like bevacizumab
• Take corticosteroids or immunosuppressive drugs

Drug interactions


It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Fosamax may interact with:

• Antacids
• Calcium supplements

You must wait at least one-half hour after taking Fosamax before taking any other oral medication.

Fosamax Storage and Safety Information


Store Fosamax between 15-30°C. Keep out of reach and sight of children.

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