Fosamax

Generic Fosamax

(Alendronate)

Generic Fosamax is a non-hormonal medicine used to treat and prevent postmenopausal and steroid-induced osteoporosis. It prevents losing the bone mass. 

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Product Description

Generic Fosamax belongs to a group of non-hormonal medicines named bisphosphonates. It prevents losing the bone mass. Osteoporosis is a process peculiar for women at menopause. The reason is: at menopause the ovaries stop producing the feminine hormone- estrogen. It is responsible for maintaining the health of woman skeleton.

The active ingredient is Alendronate.

Common use.

Generic Fosamax is used to treat osteoporosis and help bone reconstruction. As well, it reduces the risk of spine and hip fractures.

Administration and dosage.

Generic Fosamax is administered once a week. You should choose a day of the week when it is more comfortable for you to take it. It is recommended to be taken in the morning on an empty stomach. The pill should be swallowed entire with a big glass of water (not coffee, tee, juice or milk). Half an hour after intake please do not lie in bed and do not eat or drink.  

Precautions and warnings.

During the treatment with Generic Fosamax you should visit the dentist on a regular basis.

Driving and machinery use: There were cases when patients taking Fosamax had blurred vision, dizziness and severe joint pain. All of these may influence your ability to drive and to use machinery. This is why it would be appropriate to avoid activity requiring concentration during the first days of the treatment, so you could see how your body reacts to this medicine.

Contraindications.

Please do not take Generic Fosamax in the conditions below:

  1. hypersensitivity to alendronate or to any other component
  2. if you have difficulty swallowing
  3. if you have low concentrations of calcium in the blood
  4. kidney and liver dysfunctions
  5. gum infections

Side effects.

From the most common Generic Fosamax side effects associated with Fosamax use we can mention:

  1. joint pain, sometimes quite severe
  2. joint swelling
  3. abdominal pain
  4. constipation
  5. diarrhea
  6. headache
  7. dizziness
  8. fatigue
  9. swelling of hands and feet
  10. blurred vision
  11. skin erruptions

Drug interaction.

Fosamax interacts mainly with:

  1. calcium supplements
  2. antiacids
  3. rheumatism drugs
  4. some NSAIDs like aspirin and ibuprofen

Please do not forget to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are under. Mention even herbal products and over the counter medications.

Missed dose.

If you missed the day of taking the pill you can take it the next morning when you remembered about it. Please do not take 2 pills the same day. Afterwards you can continue with your schedule.

Overdose.

If by any chance you took more than one pill of Generic Fosamax you should drink a glass of milk and contact your healthcare provider for further instructions. It is mandatory not to provoke vomiting and not to lie in bed.