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Osteoporosis

Fosamax and jaw problems

09/26/2006

Question:

If I quit fosomax now, how long will it be in my system?

Answer:

It is thought that Fosamax slowly disappears over a number of years.  It may vary from person to person depending on their rate of bone turnover, because the drug gets released from the bone during the remodeling process.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati