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Drug Interactions With AlendronateAlendronate can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Alendronate).
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much alendronate may have overdose symptoms that could include:
How Should It Be Stored?The tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep alendronate and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?If you forget to take your weekly dose of alendronate, take your dose on the first morning that you remember, and continue with your regular dosing schedule (do not change the day you normally take alendronate). However, do not take two doses in one day.
Generic AlendronateAt this time, alendronate is available in generic form (see Generic Fosamax).
- Alendronate 5 mg (taken daily)
- Alendronate 10 mg (taken daily)
- Alendronate 40 mg (taken once daily for Paget's disease)
- Alendronate 35 mg (taken weekly)
- Alendronate 70 mg (taken weekly).