A doctor will review your order and write you a prescription, if appropriate. This prescription is then forwarded to a pharmacy. The pharmacy will have your medicine delivered to you within one to three working days. Read more about this process here.
Alendronate- FOSAMAX is a bisphosphonate that works by:
- Reducing the activity of the cells that cause bone loss
- Decreasing the faster rate of bone loss that occurs after menopause or with use of corticosteroid medications
- Increasing the amount of bone in most patients
These effects are seen as soon as 3 months after therapy with Alendronate has begun.
Importance of Continuing Your Treatment
Please remember, for your osteoporosis treatment to be effective, you must stick to the treatment regimen prescribed by your doctor.