Generic Fosamax 10mg is a
bisphosphonate drug that is used for prevention and treatment of
osteoporosis in women post menopause. The drug increases bone mass and
thereby prevents fractures.
Generic Fosamax 10mg is primarily used in the
treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. But it
is also used for the prevention of osteoporosis in men, treatment of
glucocorticoid and treatment of Paget's disease of bone in men and
Generic Fosamax 10mg should be taken on an empty stomach in the morning. You
should avoid eating or drinking anything or lying down for a period of
30 minutes after taking Generic Fosamax 10mg. Take it only with water and not with
coffee, orange juice, milk, or other dairy products. Do not chew or
You should try and take your doses
on time taking care not to miss any. But if you do miss a dose, then
skip it and continue with your regular dose. But do not take a double
Store it at room temperature.
Symptoms of an overdose include
hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, and severe upper gastrointestinal
disturbance (upset stomach, heartburn, esophagitis, gastritis). Seek
medical attention immediately if you suspect an overdose.
Do not consume alcohol along with
the drug. Do not drive or handle heavy machinery until you know how to
react to the drug. Taking antacids are known to reduce the effect of the