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Fosamax Plus D

Alendronate / Cholecalciferol

ALENDRONATE; CHOLECALCIFEROL has two medicines to help reduce calcium loss from bones and to increase the production of normal, healthy bone in patients with osteoporosis. Compare bisphosphonate / vitamin D combinations.
Fosamax Plus D Coupon - Fosamax Plus D 4 tablets of 70mg/2800iu dose pack
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Fosamax Plus D Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checkups. It may be some time before you see the benefit from this medicine. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to. Your doctor may order blood tests or other tests to see how you are doing.

You should make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D while you are taking this medicine. Discuss the foods you eat and the vitamins you take with your health care professional.

If you have pain when swallowing, difficulty swallowing, heartburn, or stomach pain, immediately call your doctor or health care professional.

If you are taking an antacid, a mineral supplement like calcium or iron, or a vitamin with minerals, wait to take them at least 30 minutes after you take this medicine. Do not take them at same time.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. If you get a rash while taking this medicine, sunlight may cause the rash to get worse. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

Some people who take this medicine have severe bone, joint, and/or muscle pain. This medicine may also increase your risk for a broken thigh bone. Tell your doctor right away if you have pain in your upper leg or groin. Tell your doctor if you have any pain that does not go away or that gets worse.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Chest pain, discomfort, or burning

difficulty with swallowing

heartburn

muscle or bone pain

pain with swallowing

vomiting blood

Rare

Abdominal or stomach cramps

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

chills

confusion

convulsions

cough

diarrhea

difficulty with breathing

fever

irregular heartbeats

itching

joint pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

mood or mental changes

muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face

numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet

rapid weight gain

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

shortness of breath

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

swelling of the neck

tremor

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight gain or loss

vomiting

Incidence not known

Burning upper abdominal or stomach pain

difficulty with moving

heavy jaw feeling

loosening of a tooth

loss of appetite

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pains or stiffness

pain or burning in the throat

pain, swelling, or numbness in the mouth or jaw

severe bone, joint, or muscle pain

stomach bloating, burning, cramping, or pain

swollen joints

weight loss

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Acid or sour stomach

belching

constipation

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

full feeling

headache

indigestion

passing gas

pressure in the stomach

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

Rare

Blurred vision or other change in vision

decreased vision

eye pain

eye redness

eye tenderness

flushing or redness of the skin

increased tearing

rash

redness of the eye

sensitivity of the eye to light

severe eye pain

tearing

unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

Dizziness or lightheadedness

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

general feeling of discomfort or illness

hair loss

hives or welts

lack or loss of strength

sensation of spinning

thinning of the hair

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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