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A 68-year-old woman comes to the emergency ...

Alendronate

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"dronates" are Bisphosphonates, commonly used to prevent/treat osteoporosis. Most common adverse effects are Esophagitis (patients should take with water and be upright for at least 30minutes), Osteonecrosis of the jaw, and atypical femoral stress fractures. -taken right from FA 2018 pg 471