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Are There Any Differences Between Fosamax and Actonel?

04/03/2007

Question:

What is the difference between Fosomax and Actonel, if there is any? Thank you.

Answer:

The two drugs are very similar and are both very effective.  There may be a slightly different half life in the blood stream.

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Response by:

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