Fosamax

Last Update February 4, 2016
Other brands: Alendronate
Fosamax (generic name: alendronate) is a medication used to treat and prevent osteoporosis. Fosamax increases the density of the bone by reducing its degradation by certain cells. ...
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Does Fosamax cause Heartburn?

#7 in Fosamax discussions - 303 posts discuss Heartburn with Fosamax. Heartburn is #7 concern in Fosamax discussions.

Does Fosamax cause Heartburn?

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clay. I also developed esophagitis and severe heartburn...
| www.peoplespharmacy.com
" 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... "

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I discontinued it after 6 weeks of having a 3 day heartburn...
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" ...up on the downside of Fosamax, I discontinued it after 6 weeks of having a 3 day heartburn after each dose, and began taking calcium supplement with Vitamin D daily.... "

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The 5 mg Fosamax gave me really bad heartburn (only took it...
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" ...didn't. The 5 mg Fosamax gave me really bad heartburn (only took it 9 months) (had to take zantac) and I gave the leftover to my sis because she was on the 10 mg, and the 5 mg gave her bad... "

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of the drug myself. I do have a slight amount of heartburn...
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" ...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... "

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for maybe 6 months, then started getting heartburn, doctor...
| community.arthritis.org
" ...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... "

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it did make me have even more heartburn. I started hea...
| forum.cysticfibrosis.com
" ...the problem has been Omeprazole & even then sometimes I have to double the dose. Post trans my trans DR put me on Fosamax & it did make me have even more heartburn. I started hearing about the... "

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mouth. Finally about a month ago, I got a case of heartburn...
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" 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... "

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

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an get down is 1,000 and still heartburn.thanks jinky...
| community.breastcancer.org
" ...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....
| www.mombu.com
" 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... "

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