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Atelvia vs. Fosamax for Osteoporosis

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Atelvia

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Other Names: Actonel

Fosamax

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/ 17,240 posts
Other Names: Alendronate
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Alendronic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or alendronate sodium (United States Adopted Name) — sold as Fosamax by Merck & Co.|Merck — is a bisphosphonate medication used for osteoporosis and several other bone diseases. It is ma... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Atelvia vs. Fosamax

21 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
to switch from generic Fosamax to Atelvia. I can find...
Atelvia Cost Same As Fosamax? My doctor wants me to switch from generic Fosamax to Atelvia. I can find no ...for it (yet). The drug rep told my Dr. it costs the same as Fosamax. He must me...
difficulty side-effect. Told rheumy it didn't work...
...the bis drugs.... My rheumy tried me on Atelvia, which is supposed ...TV about same issue..Atelvia is supposed to alleviate that swallowing difficulty side-effect. Told rheumy it didn't work an...
if I eat before I take Fosamax but not after? Is it really...
So what is the generic equivalent to Atelvia, can I take it with food? How do you know if the Fosamax is working before 2 years? ...I eat before I take Fosamax but not after? Is...
and 2 on Atelvia. Hubby is on Atelvia now. He didn't want...
...on Atelvia now. He didn't want to take strontium. We'll see on his next test if it's helping any. He started it just under a year ago when the prostate cancer was diagnosed and he had to give up...
Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast, and generics...
...The bisphosphonate class of osteoporosis drugs -- including Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast, and generics -- may riase the risk of...
Actonel, Boniva, Atelvia and Reclast are bisphosphonate...
B123 - Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Atelvia and Reclast are bisphosphonate drugs.  Prolia is a different class of drugs (monoclonal antibody) that works by a different mechanism.  I...
been after 9 months on Fosamax and 2 on Atelvia. I'm just...
...after a year on SC, my bone density remained the same or slightly better as it had been after 9 months on Fosamax and 2 on Atelvia. I'm just slightly out of the osteoporosis category (-2.4 on wors...
as Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, and Fosamax. Read more:...
...examined outcomes among patients in the U.K. who took oral osteoporosis drugs in the class known as bisphosphonates, such as Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, and Fosamax. Read more:...
Atelvia, for difficult swallowing issues. The problems...
...so only stopped the MTX. It only ...up to relief. Once I got on the Enbrel, things moved up ...(I had to stop Fosamax and later, Atelvia, for difficult swallowing issues. The problems stop...
include Fosamax from Merck, Boniva from Roche Therapeutics,...
...bone drugs like Fosamax to take “drug ...... Bisphosphonates .......... include Fosamax from Merck, Boniva from Roche Therapeutics, Actonel and Atelvia from Warner Chilcott, and...
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