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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Fosomax and Jaw Disease
How long before oral surgery should I stop Fosomax?
Would Actonel have the same connection to jaw disease?
No one knows the answer to your question for certain. I would recommend you stop the medication as soon as you know you are going to have dental surgery. Restart it when you have completely healed from the procedure.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati