Fosamax Plus

Fosamax Plus (Alendronic Acid/ Cholecalciferol) treats or prevents osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It is used by men and women to treat osteoporosis caused by taking corticosteroids and also to treat Paget's disease of the bone. Fosamax Plus is used by individuals in cases where vitamin D supplementation is also recommended.

Fosamax Plus

Alendronic Acid/ Cholecalciferol

Fosamax Plus

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Merck

Tablet

Alendronic Acid 70 mg / Cholecalciferol 140 mcg

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Alendronic Acid

Uses
Alendronate is used in the treatment of Osteoporosis
How it Works
Alendronate is known as a bisphosphonate. Alendronate slows down the rate at which old bone is lost by inhibiting the activity of osteoclasts which are cells that cause loss of bone mass. As the body continues to make new bone, this leads to an overall increase in bone density. This then reduces the risk of broken bones and fractures.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Alendronate may suffer from such side effects; Headache, Abdominal distension, Difficulty in swallowing, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Musculoskeletal pain, Acid reflux, Constipation, Esophageal ulcer

Cholecalciferol

Uses
Cholecalciferol is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies
How it Works
Colecalciferol is known as a type of vitamin D. Vitamin D is mostly made in your skin by exposure to sunlight, but it can be obtained from your diet. Foods that contain colecalciferol are oily fish such as sardine, herring, salmon and tuna and eggs. The body needs adequate supplies of vitamin D in order for it to absorb the intake of calcium in diet. therefore if the body is lacking in vitamin D Colecalciferol can be taken as a supplement
Common Side effects
Patients who take Colecalciferol may suffer from such side effects; Allergic reactions, Swelling of the face, throat, and tongue. Severe dizziness, Trouble breathing, Arrythmia

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