Fosamax Drug Information
Fosamax® (alendronate sodium) is a medication used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. It is also licensed to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. The medication comes in the form of tablets, as well as a liquid that is available for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. Depending on the dose, it is either taken daily or weekly.
To help ensure your safety with Fosamax, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other medications you are taking, including nonprescription drugs, as well as any allergies you may have, including to any drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(Click Fosamax for more information on this drug. This article covers how it works, lists the factors affecting your dose, and offers some details on what to expect while taking this medicine.)