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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 6,518
Actonel 2,065
Forteo 1,836
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Other name: Actonel Actonel
Other name: Alendronate Alendronate
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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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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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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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am allergic to Fosamax. My doctor gave me an Atelvia sample...
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" \"I am allergic to Fosamax. My doctor gave me an Atelvia sample to try and I found I had no side... "

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o switch from generic Fosamax to Atelvia. I can find no...
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" 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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prescription stomach medications due to gastric problem...
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" ...bone density improved while taking Fosamax. However, I had nausea, intense heartburn, gained 20 pounds, and had to start taking prescription stomach medications due to gastric problems. Finally, I... "

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difficulty side-effect.Told rheumy it didn't work a...
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" ...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... "

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if I eat before I take Fosamax but not after? Is it really...
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" ...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...
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" ...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... "

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ctonel, Atelvia, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast, and generics -...
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" ...The bisphosphonate class of osteoporosis drugs -- including Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast, and generics -- may riase the risk of... "

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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...
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" ...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... "

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