FOSAMAX. 70 mg. 4 tablets

FOSAMAX. 70 mg. 4 tablets
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FOSAMAX enter the group of non-hormonal medicines called bisphosphonates sulphonates. FOSAMAX stops the bone loss that occurs in men, postmenopausal women and patients receiving corticosteroid medications (eg, prednisone, methylprednisolone). FOSAMAX helps to rebuild bone and makes them less fragile. 

FOSAMAX. 70 mg. 4 tablets

How should I take FOSAMAX?
Important things you must do if you want to be sure that FOSAMAX will improve your condition are:
1. Morning after getting up before breakfast , drink , or take any other medicines , swallow your FOSAMAX tablet with a full glass of plain ( tap) water.
No mineral water . No coffee or tea. Not with fruit juice.
Do not chew or suck the tablet FOSAMAX.
2 . After having a FOSAMAX tablet not lie down - stay fully upright (you can sit, to stand or walk ) at least for a period of 30 minutes and up to your first meal of the day .
3 . Do not take FOSAMAX at bedtime or before the morning waking .
The above actions will facilitate rapid achievement of FOSAMAX tablet to the stomach and help to prevent irritation of the esophagus ( the body which lies between the mouth and stomach) .
4 . After taking FOSAMAX tablet , wait at least 30 minutes before taking your first food of the day , drink or other medicines , including antacids (medicines that reduce stomach acid ), calcium supplements, or vitamins . FOSAMAX is effective only if taken on an empty stomach .
5 . If you develop difficulty or pain upon swallowing , chest pain , emerging " acid " or worsening of old ones stop FOSAMAX and call your doctor.
6 . Take FOSAMAX once a day , every day.
7 . It is important to continue taking FOSAMAX for as long as your doctor prescribes . FOSAMAX can treat your osteoporosis only if you continue taking it .
The doctor must know about all medications you are taking or plan to take, including those obtained without a prescription .

What is FOSAMAX?
FOSAMAX (alendronate sodium, MSD) is a white oval tablet containing as active substance 10 mg alendronate.
FOSAMAX is available in packs of 14 or 28 tablets.
In addition FOSAMAX contains the following inactive ingredients : microcrystalline cellulose , anhydrous lactose , croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, and carnauba wax .
FOSAMAX enter the group of non-hormonal medicines called bisphosphonates sulphonates . FOSAMAX stops the bone loss that occurs in men , postmenopausal women and patients receiving corticosteroid medications (eg, prednisone , methylprednisolone ) . FOSAMAX helps to rebuild bone and makes them less fragile .

Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Glattbrugg - Switzerland
Manufacturer : Merck Sharp & Dohme,
Haarlem - Netherlands
Why my doctor prescribed FOSAMAX?
Your doctor has prescribed FOSAMAX, to cure your disease called osteoporosis or to prevent you from developing this disease . This will help to prevent the development of fractures ( breaks) .

How to maintain normal bone structure ?
Bones of the skeleton undergo the normal process of constantly rebuilding . First is removed ( absorbed ) the old bone is then constructed ( formed ) new. This balanced process of resorption and bone formation keeps your skeleton healthy and strong .

What is osteoporosis and why should I be treated ?
Osteoporosis is a thinning and weakening of bones. It is common in women after menopause and can occur in men. It can be caused by certain drugs called corticosteroids , and male and female. Early on, osteoporosis usually has no symptoms . If not treated , however , it may lead to fracture ( fracture of bones) . Although fractures usually cause pain, fractures of the spine may not be noticed until they cause height loss . Fractures can occur in ordinary, everyday activity , such as lifting heavy objects or minor injuries that would not break a healthy bone. Fractures usually occur in the hip , spine or wrist and can lead to pain and save significant deformities and disability (such as alignment of curvature of the spine and inability to move ) .
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