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Doctors prescribe alendronate sodium tablets, marketed as Fosamax, to increase bone density and slow bone loss, states Drugs.com. The tablets prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and increase bone mass ... More »

Doctors use alendronate sodium to help treat and prevent bone loss from osteoporosis in women, to increase bone mass in men and as a treatment for Paget's bone disease. Alendronate sodium is available in tablet doses ran... More »

Alendronate sodium is a drug used to treat a type of bone condition called Paget’s disease that weakens and deforms bones, states WebMD. Alendronate helps to delay bone loss and maintains bone strength and reduces the li... More »

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To reduce the risk of complications when taking alendronate sodium, avoid taking other vitamins, calcium supplements or antacids for at least half an hour after taking alendronate sodium, according to RxList. Also, avoid... More »

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Alendronate sodium is a drug used to treat a type of bone condition called Paget’s disease that weakens and deforms bones, states WebMD. Alendronate helps to delay bone loss and maintains bone strength and reduces the li... More »

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