alendronate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alendronate a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
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Usage


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Oral bisphosphonates such as alendronate and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can irritate the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract and damage the intestinal mucosa.
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