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Fosamax Risks Outweigh Benefit for Osteopenia: Consumer Reports

Women with low bone density that is not severe enough to be considered osteoporosis, should avoid medications like Fosamax, according to Consumer Reports, as the benefits provided by the treatment do not appear to outweigh the risk of serious side effects, such as an increased risk of sudden femur fractures and potential decay of the jaw bone. …

Femur Fracture Lawsuits Over Fosamax and Boniva, Reclast Sent to MDL

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Lawsuits filed in federal court by individuals who allege that they suffered a femur fracture after taking a both Fosamax and Boniva, Fosamax and Reclast, or all three bisphosphonate drugs, will be consolidated with hundreds of other complaints filed by plaintiffs who were only taking Fosamax, according to a recent order by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.…