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What is the recommended length of time for treatment with Fosamax?

For example should you treat for six months then stop for 2 months then on for 6 months? Or do you just treat every week until either there is no improvement in bone density or subject experiences ...

Posted 12 Jan 2016 0 answers

Forteo - was any one concerned about the risks of cancer?

My doctor has suggested coming off the Fosamax and going on Forteo. I am really concerned about the cancer risk. Any thoughts?

Posted 14 May 2015 2 answers

Fosamax - I am experiencing lower back, maybe hip joint pain after taking this each week. It slowly?

... goes away, but muscles feel weak. Is this normal, or should be reported to the Dr.? Have been on this just for about 6 weeks, and the pain has been about that long also!!

Posted 5 May 2015 1 answer

Does taking levothyroxine and fosamax reduce absorbtion or effectiveness of either?

Doc said onky 5 per cent absorbed.

Posted 25 Apr 2015 1 answer

4 years ago I had osteopenia. Now I have Osteopolosis -2.7. Is Fosamax OK for my age 73?

I am a small Asian woman. To prevent my thin bones, Doctor got me Actonel, Fosamax etc. But because of Pros and Cones, I stopped it. I was 55-60. I got Osteopenia at 65. Since then I had new doctors ...

Posted 30 Mar 2015 0 answers

The side affects of Prolia seem profound. Are they realistic?

I was on Foxamax for 40 years or so. New physician has recommended Prolia. I ordered it and the paperwork with it covered many side affects. What is the norm?

Posted 8 Dec 2014 2 answers

What can I do for stomach pain from fosamax?

Is there any thing that I can take to ease the cramps?

Posted 2 Mar 2015 1 answer


Does it matter what time of day I take the Fosamax? I take my other medication at time a

... day. Just so long as I sit up for 30 minutes after taking with my water, what makes the difference? This is the most inconvenient pill I take. I usually forget to take it on the one weekend day, ...

Posted 31 Jan 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

Is Fosamax plus D the same as Oscal + D?

Posted 31 Dec 2014 1 answer

Why do I have to see a dental surgeon for removing teeth if I had taken?

foxamax 20 years ago and discontinued it 3 years after

Posted 3 Oct 2014 1 answer

Can fosamax cause hightened sexuality?

Posted 28 Jun 2014 1 answer

Can muscle, joint and bone pain with Fosamax be severe enough to be debilitating?

I was on Fosamax years ago for Osteopenia. Bone density exams showed improvement. After being on the drug for over five years studies came out suggesting that taking Fosamax for over five years was ...

Posted 22 Sep 2012 1 answer

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