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Alendronate Sodium Tablets Manufacturing United Kingdom and USA
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Alendronate Sodium Tablets

  • Product Name : Alendronate Sodium Tablets
  • Trade Name: Fosamax
  • Available Strength : 10 mg, 70 mg
  • Available Combination : alendronate +cholecalciferol tablets
  • Packing : 10X10 Tablet/Box
  • Pack Insert/Leaflet : Yes
  • Therapeutic use : Arthritis
  • Production Capacity : 10 million tablet/month


What is Alendronate?

The salt Alendronate is used for the treatment of Corticosteroid-Induced Osteoporosis, Paget'S Disease and other conditions.Detailed information related to Alendronate's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:


Alendronate Uses

Alendronate is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Corticosteroid-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Paget'S Disease


Alendronate Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Alendronate improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:

  • Slowing the bone loss thus preventing bone fractures.


Alendronate - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur in medicines that contain Alendronate. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Oesophageal Ulcer


Alendronate - Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Check your progress at regular visits
  • Consult your doctor if you have severe bone, joint or muscle pain while taking this medicine
  • Do not take other medicines
  • Watch for unwanted effects