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A bisphosphonate drug, C4H13NO7P2, that inhibits bone resorption and is used in the form of its sodium salt to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

[Probably a(mino) + (buty)l(id)en(e), one of its constituents (butyl + -id(e) + -ene) + (hy)dr(oxy) + (bisphosph)onate.]
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Noun1.alendronate - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopausealendronate - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

alendronate, alendronate sodium

(USAN), alendronic acid (INN) n alendronato, alendronato sódico, ácido alendrónico (INN)
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Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Alendronate Sodium 35 Mg Tablet / Capsule
Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effect of alendronate sodium on trabecular bone structure in an osteoporotic rat model.
Therefore, we preferred half dose of weekly alendronate sodium in order to prevent adverse effects.
Alendronate sodium is one of the osteoporosis drugs with the longest history of application.
Lee JK: Bilateral atypical femoral diaphyseal fractures in a patient treated with alendronate sodium.
The researchers received no outside funding, though their findings were derived from an analysis of the placebo group of the FLEX trial, a manufacturer-sponsored study comparing extended alendronate sodium treatment with placebo in a large cohort of women treated 5 years on alendronate (JAMA 2006;296:292738.
Food and Drug Administration approved the buffered form of the bisphosphonate drug alendronate sodium (Binosto) in October 2012.
Alendronate sodium is approved by the FDA for the prevention (5 mg daily and 35 mg weekly tablets) and treatment (10 mg daily tablet, 70 mg weekly tablet or liquid formulation, and 70 mg weekly tablet with 2,800 IU or 5,600 IU of vitamin [D.
Alendronate sodium (Fosamax) won't protect against breast cancer, but has fewer side effects.
In September, 2000, the FDA approved alendronate sodium as a treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis.
Data from a McMaster University, Toronto, Ontario, endoscopy study published recently in Gastroenterology and presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) showed that risedronate sodium (Actonel) reduced the incidence of gastric ulcers in healthy, postmenopausal women relative to another osteoporosis therapy, alendronate sodium.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement of medicines out of echs dglp fund: Alendronate Sodium 35 Mg Tab, Alendronate Sodium 75mg Tab, Antiseptic Liquid 500 Ml, Betnovate C 30 Gm, Calcium Carbonate With Vit D3 500mg Tab, Dapsone 100 Mg Tab