Alendronate and Cholecalciferol
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Alendronate and Cholecalciferol?

(a LEN droe nate & kole e kal SI fer ole)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat osteoporosis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take cholestyramine, mineral oil, magnesium-containing antacids, or orlistat with this medicine.

• If you are taking other sources of vitamin D, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had high calcium levels, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have gastrointestinal disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have leukemia or lymphoma, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have sarcoidosis, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer,...

 
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