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Synonyms for alendronate

a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause

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Thus, our study showed that alendronic acid, used as sodium alendronate 70 mg, once a week is effective in the prevention of loss of bone mineral density in patients with carcinoma prostate.
Acemetacin, colchicine, and alendronic acid seem to be effective in the treatment of pachydermoperiostosis.
Alendronic Acid (Fosamax) may be prescribed If you are aged 65 or over or have a history of fractures.
My wife has osteoporosis and her medications (alendronic acid for two years then strontium ranelate for six months) have caused her to develop a severe rash.
She had been taking warfarin, frusemide, isosorbide mononitrate MR, nicorandil, atenolol, atorvastatin, AdCal D3 and weekly alendronic acid with no known drug allergies.
Commonly used bisphosphonates, include risedronate sodium (Actonel) and alendronic acid (Fosamax), both are taken once a week and act on the mechanisms that maintain bone to encourage the formation of denser bones and thereby reduce the risk of both hip and spinal fracture.