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Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: /osteon meaning "bone" and /poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones t...
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Other name: Actonel (Actonel)
Other name: Alendronate (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...
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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...
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o switch from generic Fosamax to Atelvia. I can find no...
" Atelvia Cost Same As Fosamax? My doctor wants me to switch from generic Fosamax to Atelvia. I can find no ...online for it (yet). The drug rep told my Dr. it costs the same as Fosamax. He must... "

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difficulty side-effect.Told rheumy it didn't work a...
" ...of the bis drugs.... My rheumy tried me on Atelvia, which is supposed to ...on TV about same issue..Atelvia is supposed to alleviate that swallowing difficulty side-effect. Told rheumy it didn't work... "

if I eat before I take Fosamax but not after? Is it really...
" ...is the generic equivalent to Atelvia, can I take it with ...do you know if the Fosamax is working before 2 years? ...ppi? What happens if I eat before I take Fosamax but not after? Is it really a good... "

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d 2 on Atelvia. Hubby is on Atelvia now. He didn't want to...
" ...on a bis- drug--9 months on Fosamax and 2 on Atelvia. Hubby is 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... "

ctonel, 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... "

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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 worst... "

telvia, Boniva, and Fosamax. Read more: http://arthritis...
" ...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:... "

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elvia, for difficult swallowing issues. The problems st...
" ...and Enbrel, so only stopped the MTX. It only took missing ...ramp up to relief. Once I got on the Enbrel, things moved up a ...esophagus? (I had to stop Fosamax and later, Atelvia, for difficult... "

from Merck, Boniva from Roche Therapeutics, Actonel and Ate...
" ...use popular bone drugs like Fosamax to take “drug holidays” because ...cancer. ... Bisphosphonates .......... include Fosamax from Merck, Boniva from Roche Therapeutics, Actonel and Atelvia from... "

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