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Rules for taking Fosamax
An_241219 posted:
Instructions for taking Fosamax are to take on an "empt"y stomach.
I have a cup of coffee then wait two hours to "empty " my stomach.
Then take my Fosamax and do not eat breakfast until 30 minutes after taking. Is this OK or is drinking the coffe two hours before taking Fosamax wrong?
bonebabe responded:
You're supposed to take Fosamax with a full glass of water on an empty stomach and remain upright for 30-45 minutes. Very little of the actual drug is absorbed so this is to maximize absorption. I believe drinking your coffee first is not advised due to the nature of the medication.

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