Atelvia vs Fosamax

Atelvia
(Rx)
Fosamax
(Rx)
Atelvia is an osteoporosis medication.
Fosamax is an osteoporosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
1.6
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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October 8, 2010
September 29, 1995
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
149 Discussions
21,079 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Osteoporosis
#2 for Bone Loss
Atelvia is prescribed for Osteoporosis and Bone Loss and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Osteoporosis
#2 for Bone Loss
#3 for Cancer
Fosamax is prescribed for Osteoporosis and Bone Loss and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ate
Stomach Pain
9
Stomach Issues
8
Nausea
7
Stomach Problems
7
Trouble Swallowing
6
Cramping
5
Diarrhea
3
Fever
3
GERD
3
Heartburn
3
Fos
GERD
4
Joint Pain
4
Weight Gain
3
Tiredness
3
Bone Pain
2
Heartburn
2
Stomach Problems
2
Weakness
2
Back Pain
2
RA
2
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Stomach Pain
Ate
Fos
9
0
Stomach Issues
Ate
Fos
8
0
Nausea
Ate
Fos
7
0
Stomach Problems
Ate
Fos
7
2
Trouble Swallowing
Ate
Fos
6
0
Cramping
Ate
Fos
5
0
Diarrhea
Ate
Fos
3
0
Fever
Ate
Fos
3
0
GERD
Ate
Fos
3
4
Heartburn
Ate
Fos
3
2
GERD
Fos
Ate
4
3
Joint Pain
Fos
Ate
4
0
Weight Gain
Fos
Ate
3
0
Tiredness
Fos
Ate
3
0
Bone Pain
Fos
Ate
2
0
Heartburn
Fos
Ate
2
3
Stomach Problems
Fos
Ate
2
7
Weakness
Fos
Ate
2
0
Back Pain
Fos
Ate
2
0
RA
Fos
Ate
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Atelvia during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Fosamax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 35 mg
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 35 mg, 40 mg, 70 mg
Solution: 70 mg/75 mL
Food Instructions
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Should be taken 1/2-2 hours before any food or drink because food may decrease drug serum concentration.
Should be taken 1/2-2 hours before any food or drink because food may decrease drug serum concentration.
Ingredients
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Risedronate Sodium
Alendronate Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Atelvia and Fosamax: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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