Get a prescription refill for Alendronate online
Alendronate is used to treat and manage Osteoporosis. If you have these conditions, you can get the Alendronate refill online. Obtaining an Alendronate prescription online is simple; visit Your Doctors Online and connect with a doctor anytime, anywhere. Our online doctor will ask about your symptoms to determine treatment. They may suggest a follow-up appointment or clinic visit.
Please know that an Alendronate refill will only be provided after a consultation with our doctor and if the medication is appropriate and safe.
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- Alendronate 10 mg tablet
- Take one tablet once daily.
What is Alendronate and how to take It
Alendronate belongs to the bisphosphonates class of medications. It is available under the brand name Fosamax. It includes dosage forms such as tablets, effervescent tablets, and a solution. Other drugs in the same class include risedronate, zoledronic acid, and ibandronate.
Alendronate prevents the bones from breaking by increasing bone density or thickness. It strengthens bones by slowing down bone loss and letting the Osteoblasts work more effectively, which helps improve bone mass.
Alendronate is available in different dosage forms, including tablets, solutions, and effervescent tablets. The recommended dose depends on the condition being treated. The recommended dose is 10mg daily for post-menopausal women. You should take it on an empty stomach. Take it with a full glass of water.
Important information about Alendronate
Alendronate refill is an osteoporosis drug. You will require a prescription for an Alendronate refill. Here are some essential points that you should know about this drug:
- Common side effects include nausea, constipation, gas, muscle, joint, and bone pain, stomach pain, diarrhea, muscle joint and bone pain, bloating, and upset stomach. Speak to your doctor if any of these side effects appear and persist.
- Serious side effects of Alendronate include new or worsening heartburn, pain or difficulty in swallowing, black tarry or bloody stools, fever, itching, hives, rash, bloody vomit, muscle pain, difficulty swallowing, and rash.
- Drug Interactions of Alendronate include NSAIDs, aspirin, calcium supplements, herbal products, over-the-counter medications, and more. Share your pre-existing medical conditions and the medications you are taking with your doctor.
FAQs about Alendronate prescription refill
Is Fosamax over the counter?
No, Fosmax is a prescription drug unavailable over the counter. You will need a registered practitioner to prescribe you Fosmax. You can download the Your Doctors Online app, describe your issue, and get an Alendronate refill online.
When to take Alendronate?
Take Alendronate in the morning before you take anything else. If you are taking Alendronate, you should follow the guidelines provided by your healthcare provider. Do not change your dosing schedule on your own.
Is Alendronate the same as Fosamax?
Yes, Alendronate is the generic for Fosamax. You can concult with your doctor if you have any specific questions about Fosamax. You can consult a doctor online for your concerns and to get a customized prescription.
What are alternatives to Fosamax?
Several alternatives to Fosamax include Risedronate, Zoledronic acid, and Ibandronate. Your doctor will determine the suitable alternative for you. Do not take an alternative or change your dose without consulting your doctor.
Who should not take Fosamax?
Individuals with low calcium levels, those who cannot sit or stand upright, and those who have problems with the esophagus. Discuss with your doctor if you are taking Fosamax and you have any pre-existing conditions that may contraindicate with the use of Fosamax.
How long can you take Fosamax?
The duration of Fosamax treatment can vary from individual to individual. It is usually recommended to be taken for about 3 to 5 years, and the use is stopped afterward. Discuss the exact duration of treatment with your doctor.
What happens if I miss a dose of Alendronate?
If you miss a dose of Alendronate, try taking it as soon as you remember. Do not overdose on the medication if your following dosing schedule is almost here. Discuss with your doctor if you have any specific questions or concerns about your dosing schedule.
What can you not take with Fosamax?
Fosamax is not recommended to be taken with other medications, such as calcium supplements, antacids, or other medications containing bisphosphonates. It is necessary to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking.
How to take Alendronate and Levothyroxine?
These two can be taken on the same day, but it is important to take them at different times of the day to avoid interactions. Alendronate should be taken on an empty stomach right after you wake up, and Levothyroxine is required to be taken 30 minutes before breakfast.
What are the side effects of Fosamax
Common side effects are nausea, upset stomach, heartburn, diarrhea, bone muscle, joint pain, headache, and changes in the ability to taste food. These side effects subside on their own. However, if they worsen or persist, you can discuss them with your doctor.
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