Fosamax is taken for: Osteoporosis Bone Loss Cancer

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Other names: Alendronate
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Alendronic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or alendronate sodium (United States Adopted Name) — sold as ''Fosamax...
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Does Fosamax cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Fosamax
#18 in Fosamax discussions - 143 posts discuss Hair Loss with Fosamax. Hair Loss is #18 concern in Fosamax discussions.
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been off Fosomax for about 3 months and the hair loss is...
" ...you just put in Fosomax and hair loss in a google search ...honest - I have been off Fosomax for about 3 months and the hair loss is NOT... "

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anyone else noticed hair loss with Fosamax / alendronate? I...
" ...Fosamax / alendronate? I took fosomax for about 9 years. I started to get the bald patches after about 6 years. Since then my hair has gotten thinner and there are more and more bald areas. I... "

it to a new shampoo! Then over time, I noticed my hair loss...
" ...Suddenly one day, my thick,curly hair became very silky and fine. I attributed it to a new shampoo! Then over time, I noticed my hair loss. It has been some time since you came off of... "

month) I have noticed a VERY SIGNIFICANT amount of hair loss...
" ...Fosamax 35mg 1 per week for almost twos years. In the last few months (particularly this past month) I have noticed a VERY SIGNIFIC... "

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affects including, hair loss, throat ulsers, painful hips...
" ...including, hair loss, throat ulsers, painful hips and light headedness i don''t know if I should continue with them or if there is... "

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of alopecia (patchy hair loss) resulting from Fosamax...
" Honestly, I have not heard other reports of alopecia (patchy hair loss) resulting from Fosamax use. It is best to confer with your doctor... "

people losing their hair after being on Fosamax or Actonel...
" ...using Fosamax Has anyone ever heard of people losing their hair after being on Fosamax or Actonel for ...seem to be losing my hair. Not a lot of hair loss, but certainly ... "

that Fosamax caused some hair loss, but after stop taking...
" I felt that Fosamax caused some hair loss, but after stop taking it, still have the loss and thinning. I wonder if Tylenol can also cause this and can you tell what could help... "

Any side effects, especially thinning or loss of hair...
" ...the use of Fosamax in post-menopausal women. Any side effects, especially thinning or loss of hair, as that is... "

drug I have had a lot of hair loss and terrible numbness...
" Fosamax Numbness, hair loss, homeopath, toes After three years on this drug I have had a lot of hair loss and terrible numbness in my toes. The ...no idea that Fosamax was the cause. I did not... "

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