Alendronate dosing information:

  • Usual adult dose for osteoporosis: Treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women; To increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis: -10 mg orally once a day or; -70 mg orally once a week
  • Treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: -5 mg orally once a day or; -10 mg orally once a day in postmenopausal women not receiving estrogen
  • Usual adult dose for prevention of osteoporosis: -5 mg orally once a day or; -35 mg orally once a week
  • Usual adult dose for paget’s disease: -40 mg orally once a day for six months