Alendronate

Biphosphonate

Identification
Generic Name
Alendronate
Brand Name

 
Attributes
Pregnancy
B3

Indication
Condition Contra-Indication
Esophageal Varices
Erosive Gastritis
Achalasia
Hypocalcemia

 
Other Contra-Indication
Avoid taking other drugs/supplements within half an hour to an hour of taking alendronate
This drug is contra-indicated in individuals who are unable to sit or stand upright for more than 30 minutes
This drug is contra-indicated in individuals that are at an increased risk of aspiration

Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Drug Contra-Indications

 
Class Contra-Indication

Side Effects
Common
Vomiting
Nausea
Pain Abdominal
Mouth Ulcer
Headache (Cephalgia)
Dizziness
Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)
Skin Tingling Or Numbness (Paresthesias)
Fatigue
Chills
Muscle Aches
Heartburn (Pyrosis)
Eye: Inflammation of Conjunctiva (Conjunctivitis)
Pain Joint (Arthralgia)
Uncommon
Oesophagus: Ulcer
Mind: Anxiety
Pain in Upper Abdomen (Epigastric Burning)
Rare
Skin: Swelling Beneath The Skin (Angioedema)
Osteonecrosis (Cell death to jaw bone)
Mind: Depression
Mind: Confusion

Alendronate

 


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