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Fosamax® is a drug that is used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. It comes in the form of a tablet that is taken either daily or weekly. A liquid form is also available for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. Possible side effects of Fosamax include muscle pain, joint pain, and indigestion.
Fosamax belongs to a group of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It binds to certain cells in bones and slows down the rate at which they break down.
This medication is not suitable for everyone. For example, you may experience indigestion, heartburn, or ulcers while taking it. Also, Fosamax can interact with a number of other medications. Prior to taking the drug, tell your healthcare provider if you have any esophageal problems, kidney disease, and low levels of calcium in your blood.
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