AlendronateWhen you buy alendronate online, each tablet, containing 10 or 70 mg alendronate, it comes in multiples of 60 or 8 tablets, depending on strenght. Alendronate, brand name Osteofos, is manufactured by Cipla.
Alendronate directionsAlendronate is used for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, as well as for the treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis.
For the treatment of osteoporosis, alendronate increases bone mass and reduces the incidence of fractures, including those of the hip and spine.
For the prevention of osteoporosis, alendronate may be considered in postmenopausal women who are at risk of developing osteoporosis and for whom the desired clinical outcome is to maintain bone mass and to reduce the risk of future fracture.
Take alendronate by mouth as directed by your doctor. Alendronate must be taken at least one-half hour before the first food, beverage, or medication of the day with plain water only. Alendronate should only be taken upon arising for the day. To facilitate delivery to the stomach and thus reduce the potential for esophageal irritation, an alendronate tablet should be swallowed with a full glass of water. Consult your doctor for more details.
It is recommended to take supplemental calcium and vitamin D, if dietary intake is inadequate.
For the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, as well as in men, the recommended dosage is one 70 mg tablet once weekly, or one 10 mg tablet once daily.
For prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, the recommended dosage is one 35 mg tablet once weekly, or one 5 mg tablet once daily.
Adverse experiences associated with alendronate usually are mild, and generally do not require discontinuation of therapy. Possible side effects of the use of alendronate include abdominal pain, nausea, dyspepsia, constipation, diarrhea and headache. Alendronate, like other bisphosphonates, may cause local irritation of the upper gastrointestinal mucosa.
If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor.
Alendronate is not recommended for patients with renal insufficiency. There are no studies in pregnant women. Alendronate should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the mother and fetus. It is not known whether alendronate is excreted in human milk, why caution should be exercised when alendronate is administered to nursing women.
When you buy alendronate online, the order will be shipped using the postal services.