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Sunday, December 8, 2013
Fosomax and Symptoms of Jaw Disease
If I take Fosomax, would I have symptoms to suggest jaw disease if it exists in my body?
The jaw problem associated with Fosamax and bisphosphonates in general have to do with infection and/or dental surgery. Be sure to promptly treat any dental infections and discontinue bisphosphonates prior to dental surgery. The medication can be restarted after the area is completely healed.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati