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Chemical Name: Alendronate Sodium

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  Product Manufacturer Dosage Quantity Price($USD)    
Fosamax  Brand 70 mg 4 $30.00
Fosamax  Brand 70 mg 12 $45.00
Alendronate Sodium  Generic 5 mg 100 $59.00
Alendronate Sodium  Generic 10 mg 100 $35.00
Alendronate Sodium  Generic 40 mg 30 $59.00
Alendronate Sodium  Generic 70 mg 12 $25.00

Fosamax Information:

Alendronate is a bisphosphonate used to prevent and treat osteoporosis. Alendronate may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Both the 40mg and 70mg doses of Alendronate are to be taken once a week. Choose the day of the week that best fits your schedule. TAKE Alendronate with 6-8 ounces of PLAIN WATER ONLY the first thing in the morning, at least 30 minutes before eating, drinking, or taking any other medicine. Alendronate works even better if you take Alendronate 60 minutes before eating, drinking, or taking any other medicine. Alendronate is effective only if taken on an empty stomach. DO NOT CHEW OR SUCK on Alendronate . DO NOT LIE DOWN for at least 30 minutes after taking Alendronate and until after your first food of the day. Calcium or iron supplements, vitamins, or antacids containing calcium, magnesium, or aluminum may interfere with the absorption of Alendronate . Take Alendronate or any other medicines at least 30 minutes after taking alendronate. STORE Alendronate at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF Alendronate , take Alendronate on the morning after you remember. DO NOT take 2 doses of Alendronate at once.

Fosamax Side Effects:

Alendronate side effects that may go away during treatment, include stomach pain, muscle pain, headache, constipation, stomach gas, bloating, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If Alendronate side effects continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience Alendronate side effects like worsening severe heartburn, or pain upon swallowing.

Ask your healthcare provider about Alendronate, its uses, and whether it is right for you. Alendronate is for the treatment or prevention of osteoporosis (thinning of bone) in postmenopausal women. It reduces the chance of fractures, including those of the spine and hip. Alendronate is a treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. Alendronate is for the treatment of osteoporosis in certain men and women receiving corticosteroid medications in a 7.5 mg or higher prednisone equivalent dose who have low bone mass. Ask your healthcare provider for Alendronate Information, its uses, and whether it is right for you. Alendronate is for the treatment or prevention of osteoporosis (thinning of bone) in postmenopausal women. It reduces the chance of fractures, including those of the spine and hip. Alendronate is a treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. Alendronate is for the treatment of osteoporosis in certain men and women receiving corticosteroid medications in a 7.5 mg or higher prednisone equivalent dose who have low bone mass. You now have the opportunity to choose between Alendronate. Once Weekly and Alendronate Once Daily. The once-weekly option may be more convenient for some patients. Alendronate Once Weekly Alendronate Once Weekly is the first hormone-free tablet for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Alendronate is available in a once-weekly tablet and is proven to help build bone. Alendronate Once Weekly was shown in a study to be as effective as Alendronate Once Daily in increasing bone density. How to Take Alendronate 70 mg Once Weekly: Choose the day of the week that best fits your schedule. Every week, take one Alendronate Once Weekly tablet on your chosen day. After getting up for the day and before taking your first food, beverage, or other medication, swallow (do not chew or suck) one FOSAMAX tablet with a full glass (6–8 oz) of plain water on an empty stomach. Do not take FOSAMAX at bedtime or before arising for the day. Begin your morning activities…but don’t lie down, eat, drink, or take other medication for at least 30 minutes. If you want to lie down after 30 minutes, you must eat breakfast first. Remember to take one FOSAMAX tablet once each week on that same day for as long as your doctor prescribes it. If you miss a dose, take one FOSAMAX tablet on the morning after you remember. Do not take two tablets on the same day. Return to taking one tablet once a week, as originally scheduled on your chosen day. There is important additional Fosamax Information about how to take Once Weekly in the Patient Product Information. Click here for Patient Product Information, and please read it carefully. Important FOSAMAX Information You should not use FOSAMAX if you have certain disorders of the esophagus (the tube connecting the mouth with the stomach), are unable to stand or sit upright for 30 minutes, have severe kidney disease, low blood calcium, or are allergic to FOSAMAX. Before use, talk to your doctor if you have stomach or digestive problems. Stop taking FOSAMAX and tell your doctor if you develop new or worsening heartburn, difficult or painful swallowing, or chest pain because these may be signs of serious upper digestive problems which can include irritation, inflammation, or ulceration of the esophagus. (See Patient Product Information for more details.) Digestive side effects in studies were generally mild and included stomach pain, indigestion/heartburn, or nausea. FOSAMAX Once Daily In clinical studies: FOSAMAX Once Daily prevented osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at risk. FOSAMAX Once Daily treated osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. FOSAMAX Once Daily helped build bone and reduced the chance of fractures, including those at the spine and hip in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. FOSAMAX has been proven to help build bone. Increases in bone mass were evident as early as 3 months after therapy was begun. How to Take FOSAMAX 10 mg Once Daily: After getting up for the day, swallow (do not chew or suck) one FOSAMAX tablet with a full glass (6–8 oz) of plain water only. Do not take FOSAMAX at bedtime, or before arising for the day. Begin the day’s activities…but don’t lie down, eat, drink, or take other medication for at least 30 minutes. If you want to lie down after 30 minutes, you must eat breakfast first. There is important additional FOSAMAX Information about how to take it Once Daily in the Product information. Click here for Patient Product Information, and please read it carefully. Important FOSAMAX Information You should not use FOSAMAX if you have certain disorders of the esophagus (the tube connecting the mouth with the stomach), are unable to stand or sit upright for 30 minutes, have severe kidney disease, low blood calcium, or are allergic to FOSAMAX. Before use, talk to your doctor if you have stomach or digestive problems. Stop taking FOSAMAX and tell your doctor if you develop new or worsening heartburn, difficult or painful swallowing, or chest pain because these may be signs of serious upper digestive problems which can include irritation, inflammation, or ulceration of the esophagus. (See Patient Product Information for more details.) Digestive side effects in studies were generally mild and included stomach pain, indigestion/heartburn, or nausea.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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