Osteoporosis

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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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Fosamax 5,750 Actonel 1,824 Forteo 1,648
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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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Trouble Swallowing
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Diarrhea
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GERD
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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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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... "

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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... "

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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, Atelviaand 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 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:... "

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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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