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Fosamax Side Effects

There are associated and proven side effects with taking Fosamax on a continued basis.
  • nausea
  • stomach pain
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • gas
  • bloating or fullness in the stomach
  • change in ability to taste food
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • swelling of the joints, hands, or legs
Some more serious side effects include:
  • new or worsening heartburn
  • difficulty swallowing
  • pain on swallowing
  • chest pain
  • bloody vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • black, tarry, or bloody stools
  • fever
  • blisters or peeling skin
  • rash (may be made worse by sunlight)
  • itching
  • hives
  • swelling of eyes, face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • difficulty breathing
  • hoarseness
  • painful or swollen gums
  • loosening of the teeth
  • numbness or heavy feeling in the jaw
  • poor healing of the jaw
  • eye pain
  • possible esophageal cancer has been reported as a critical side effect with the drug Fosamax
  • dull, aching pain in the hips, groin, or thighs