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  • Death of Parts of the Jaw Bone With Osteoporosis Drugs Such As Alendronate (FOSAMAX) [hide all summaries]
    (September 2006)
    The typical signs and symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaw may include pain, swelling or infection of the gums, loosening of the teeth, poor healing of the gums, numbness or a feeling of heaviness in the jaw, drainage and exposed bone. Patients taking a bisphosphonate (including Fosamax) should carefully monitor themselves for any sign of jaw problems resembling those described in this article.

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  • Testimony Regarding Bisphosphonates (HRG Publication #1970) [hide all summaries]
    Long-term use of bisphosphonates for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures must be limited to 5 years, and the indication for bisphosphonate treatment for osteopenic women must be removed, unless the patient has a significant 10-year fracture risk as determined by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) FRAX algorithm.

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