Avoid taking other medications including vitamins, calcium, or antacids for at least 30 minutes after taking Fosamax. Consult a physician before taking any medication that is an anti-steroidal anti inflammatory to avoid any drug interactions.
Asked in Oral Health and Dental Care
Can taking fosamax while receiving a local with epinepherine cause osteonecrosis of the jaw?
Osteonecrosis of the jaw, generally associated with tooth extraction and/or local infection, often with delayed healing, has been reported in patients taking bisphosphonates(fosamax). ...
Asked in Lupus
What are the risk of tooth extraction when taking Fosamax?
There is a risk to people who take Fosamax who have dental procedures done. They are at increased risk for death of the jaw bone, which causes pain, swelling, exposed bone, and deterioration of bone. ...
Asked in Medication and Drugs
Is teva alendronate sodium as effective as fosamax?
I do not know if it is as effective as Fosamax but I can say that the side effects from taking Alendronate Sodium 70 mg tabs are not good. This includes constant drooling and difficulty swallowing., Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield now excludes brand name Fosamax but this is a bad decision. ...
What is Fosamax used for?
Fosamax is used for the treatment of osteoporosis. Be sure to sit up for at least 30 mins after taking this drug because it can harm the esophagus (the food tube). Source: A RN in NJ Taught pharmacology to nursing student over 3 years ...
Asked in Skeletal System
Deterioring jaw bone and fosamax?
Fosamax is a prescription drug used to treat older people suffering from osteoporosis. The drug was designed to increase bone mass which subsequently reduces the risk of bone fractures. One reported side effect with Fosamax is jaw osteonecrosis. A few years ago, studies also indicated drugs like Fosamax for a long time may weaken bones. ...
Asked in Buddhism
Is Five steps part of Buddhist beliefs?
No. The five steps are not. There are the five precepts, which are: 1) Avoid taking the life of any sentient being 2) Avoid taking anything that is not given (no stealing) 3) Avoid sexual misconduct 4) Avoid lying, or any harmful speech. 5) Abstain from taking intoxicants ...
What kind of medicines should you avoid while pregnant to avoid miscarry?
Go to www.safefetus.com. It's a good resource to check any medication you may be taking or considering taking. ...