Alendronate sodium
Alendronate sodium

Alendronate sodium review

Osteoporosis is a illness that occurs naturally as we age. However, people who ignored their daily calcium needs while they were young and those who lacked activity in their life are at a higher risk. There are other unavoidable factors may cause osteoporosis, but if you really want to lessen your risk of contracting the illness, you must take a look at your lifestyle early and convert your harmful habits to maintain your health at any age.

For those who already have the illness, Alendronate Sodium is a good antidote. This bisphosphonate medication is used to treat not just osteoporosis but other bone ailments as well. Sometimes it is used in combination with Vitamin D to prevent deficiency. It is also used as a treatment for Paget's illness, an illness that usually involves deformed bones.

Alendronate Sodium is taken orally by mouth in pill and liquid formulas. The usual dosage is one 5mg-10mg pill or liquid solution once a day or one 30mg-70mg pill or liquid solution once a week. Alendronate Sodium is taken on an empty stomach early in the morning. Your dosage requirement and prescription period depends on your level of affliction and your body's strength. Several medical histories are to be considered as well to ensure safety while using the medication. Concerning factors that may affect your dosage requirement include your histories of allergies to Alendronate Sodium or to any of the ingredients in the pill or liquid formula. Prescription and non-prescription medications that you are currently using and might be taking alongside Alendronate Sodium must also be determined. Some medications or medication components may react to Alendronate Sodium, something that should be stopped from happening. Other medical conditions like anaemia or undergoing radiation therapy for another illness must also be discussed with your doctor.

If you make adjustments to your daily diets, it will help boost the healing effects of Alendronate Sodium. This is important to complement Alendronate Sodium's health benefits.

Like any other medication, Alendronate Sodium has side effects. These side effects can be mild or severe depending on how your body is handling the medication. Feeling a bit constipated, bloated, and dizzy or having bouts with cephalalgia, diarrhea, wamble, vomiting, bone, muscle and joint pains, and other flu-related symptoms are normal. If your symptoms persist or if they become more serious, seek medical attention immediately. Fever, chest pains, swallowing and breathing difficulties, and hoarseness are among the alarming signs that should tell you Alendronate Sodium is not working properly with your system.

Never take higher dosages of Alendronate Sodium than your doctor's prescription. Medication overdosage may lead to heartburn, severe cephalalgia, bloody vomit, and bloody stools. If you notice of any of these signs or suspect that you abused the medication, you must rush to the nearest hospital immediately. If you have collapsed or stopped breathing altogether, any of your family members must call 911 or take you to the emergency room of a hospital. They should not allow you to lie down or make you vomit while you are at this stage.

Alendronate sodium has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of alendronate sodium

• Molecular formula of alendronate sodium is C4H13NO7P2
• Chemical IUPAC Name is (4-amino-1-hydroxy-1-phosphono-butyl)phosphonic acid
• Molecular weight is 249.096 g/mol
Alendronate sodium available : 35mg tablets, 70mg tablets

Generic name: Alendronate

Brand name(s): Acide alendronique, Acido alendronico, Acidum alendronicum, Adronat, Alendronate sodium, Alendronic acid, Alendros, Arendal, Fosamax, Onclast

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