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Does alendronate cause weight gain?

I took fosomax for almost two months. I have gained a lot of weight in a short time.

Posted 7 days ago 0 answers

Alendronate & Stomach Pains etc?

I was prescribed 70 mg tablet of Alendronate and took my first tablet on Sunday, I have been having stomach pain, headache and muscle aches since. How long are these symptoms going to last?

Posted 18 May 2016 0 answers

Prednisone - I have iGa Nephropathy (Berger's Disease) and have been prescribed 60 mg of Pred?

I take the 60 mg at once, I also take Alendronate 5mg/daily and losartan 100mg/day and vitamin D, calcium, and fish oils. 3 weeks in and the effects are brutal. My sleep pattern is awful- I find it ...

Posted 7 Apr 2016 0 answers

Will hair grow back after stopping alendronate and if so, how long does it take?

I took alendronate once a week for 1 1/2 years and lost a lot of hair. I have stopped taking the drug but cannot find any information on whether or not the hair will grow back and if so how long does ...

Posted 19 Dec 2015 1 answer

If I forget to take the Alendronate until 4 days late, do I take it the next AM or just skip a dose?

I forgot to take my Alendronate on Sunday and remembered Wednesday afternoon, should I take it Thursday morning and then continue with my regular Sunday doses? Or take it Thursday and take my Sunday ...

Posted 30 Dec 2015 0 answers

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

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