Fosamax Femur Fractures

Last Updated on June 26, 2017

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who experienced a Fosamax fracture of the femur, hip, or thigh bone after taking the drug.
Fosamax has been linked to osteonecrosis of the jaw (dead jaw) and spontaneous femur fractures.
Additional Details
Fosamax treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
The Fosamax label was updated to include the risk of dead jaw in July 2005 and the risk of femur fractures in October 2010.