Fosamax Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Black Tarry Stools
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Throwing Up

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Atypical Femoral Fracture
  • Bone Necrosis Of A Face Or Mouth Bone
  • Bone Necrosis Of The Jaw Bone
  • Cholesteatoma Of External Ear
  • Giant Hives
  • Hives
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Inflammation Of The White Outer Coat Of The Eye
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Low Amount Of Phosphate In The Blood
  • Puncture, Tear Or Hole In The Esophagus
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Stricture Of Esophagus
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Ulcer Of The Duodenum
  • Ulcers Of Esophagus
  • Worsening Of Asthma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Bone Pain
  • Burning Stomach
  • Dizzy
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Hair Loss
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Rash
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin

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