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Drugs A-Z - Fosamax / Alendronate Tablets
Patient education for Fosamax / alendronate tablets. Fosamax reduces calcium loss from bones. Fosamax helps prevent bone loss and increases bone production in patients with Paget's disease, osteoporosis, and other conditions which place someone at risk for bone loss, including menopause, or from the long-term use of corticosteroids (like prednisone).
Osteoporosis Risk Factor Quiz
The more risk factors you have for a specific disease, the more likely it is you will develop that disease. Do you have any of the risk factors associated with osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis Screening Quiz
Osteoporosis is a condition which is characterized by loss of the normal density of bone, resulting in brittle bones. Brittle bones are subject to fracture. The disease process can be silent (without symptoms) for decades. Do you have symptoms or risk factors for osteoporosis?
What You Need to Know About Steroid Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is both preventable and treatable. Glucocorticoids (steroids) are the most common cause of drug-induced osteoporosis.
Essential information about Fosamax, from Merck & Co.
Drug Profile: Alendronate Sodium (Fosamax)
Drug profile and essential information on Alendronate Sodium (Fosamax), from UMM.
All about osteoporosis medicines, from NOF.