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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 Heartburn ?

#7 in Fosamax discussions - 270 posts discuss Heartburn with Fosamax. Heartburn is #7 concern in Fosamax discussions.
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clay. I also developed esophagitis and severe heartburn...
" In 1995, I took Fosamax for five months. My bowels became almost impacted and I had severe, severe constipation — stool was like clay. I also developed esophagitis and severe heartburn. I took... "

of the drug myself. I do have a slight amount of heartburn...
" ...surgeon put me on fosamax last December after repeated bone scans showed osteopenia in the lumbar spine and femoral head. This one is taken weekly instead of monthly. I'm still a bit wary of the... "

for maybe 6 months, then started getting heartburn, doctor...
" ...well I was on Fosamax for maybe 6 months, then started getting heartburn, doctor told me to stop it, so tried the nasal bone building spray Fortical, OK for a few days then bad headache just on one... "

mouth. Finally about a month ago, I got a case of heartburn...
" I was having back, shoulder and rib pain. I had an endoscopy ...it was fine. I started Fosamax in September 2001. The pain got worse and then I started getting funny taste in my mouth. Finally about a... "

this morning. I have stomach fullness, heart burn and...
" I started taking fosamax this morning. I have stomach fullness, heart... "

an get down is 1,000 and still heartburn.thanks jinky...
" ...I also take a losec for (Barrett's esophagus) and the calcium is giving me heartburn. I sure don't want to get it going and get cancer there. Is there any other way to take calcium? What about... "

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6, with minor GI side effects such as occasional heart burn....
" I've been on Fosamax for several years--maybe 6, with minor GI side effects such as occasional heart burn. I recently had a bone ...(I had just refilled my Fosamax prescription for three months), so... "

6, with minor GI side effects such as occasional heart burn....
" I've been on Fosamax for several years--maybe 6, with minor GI side effects such as occasional heart burn. I recently had a bone ...(I had just refilled my Fosamax prescription for three months), so... "

Dealing with that now but I think it's because of Fosamax...
" ...2 meds at the end of chemo for heartburn/gerd. Dealing with that now but I think it's because of Fosamax… which I am on now because the Anastrozole gave me osteoporosis.  What ...need to get better... "

Fosomax .70 but had severe heartburn. Went to Actenol...
" ...-3.70. I was taking Fosomax .70 but had severe heartburn. Went to Actenol same results. Was put on Micalcin nosespray... but it ulcerated my sinusis. So, I quit smoking 7 months ago... Taking... "

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