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Does Risedronate affect finger nails?

I am 65 years old female and following a low impact fracture to my wrist in December 2013, I was prescribed Bisphosphonates commencing with alendronate last June. I was troubled by musculoskeletal ...

Posted 19 Apr 2015 1 answer


Alendronate/Cholecalciferol - How long do I have to take this medicine for it to work? Do I have to?

... keep taking it for life or for a short time?

Posted 12 Mar 2015 1 answer

Is Alendronate the same as Fosamax?

I thought Alendronate Sodium Tablets, USP were a calcium suppliment that was different from Fosamax. Please advise me if the ingredients are the same. Thank you

Posted 3 Jan 2015 1 answer

How long do I have to be off of alendronate before I can safely have major dental work done?

I need 1 extraction and 2 implants.

Posted 2 Dec 2014 1 answer

Alendronate - How long after stopping med can I have tooth extractions?

I have been on this medication for 6 months and stopped it 3 weeks ago when I found that I had 3 teeth with decay that have to be removed.

Posted 18 Nov 2013 1 answer

Is ibandronate sodium is similar to alendronate sodium?

bonviva(ibandonate sodium)is similar to alendrnate sodium

Posted 3 Apr 2013 1 answer

Alendronate first dose I took this morning with water. Night I am experiencing bloted stomuch with?

... pain and cramp all over abdomen and back, with difficuty in breathing. I have no idea as to what I should do. Will it pass away ? Or do I have to go to hospital?!

Posted 8 Sep 2013 2 answers

What can be done about pain in the leg which comes on with use of Fosamax, what can I take instead?

I have had pain in the right leg for some time now. It appears with use of alendronate (Fosamax), and Evista. Any recommendation for a drug for osteoporosis that would not have this debilitating ...

Posted 9 Feb 2013 3 answers

How long should I stop taking Alendronate for before dental work?

As I have been taking Alendronate 70MG (once per week) for several years, my dentist has refused to perform any dental extractions. I have a tooth which I believe may require removal in the not too ...

Posted 3 Feb 2013 1 answer

Does alendronate cause or prevent bone loss?

From letters to your forum, I notice that alendronate apparently can cause loss of bone in the jaw, resulting in loose teeth. I thought the purpose of alendronate was to prevent bone loss and ...

Posted 10 Feb 2013 1 answer

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