Fosamax, a bisphonsphonate intended to strengthen bones, has been linked with weakened bones, leading to severe bone breaks including femoral fractures. (What is a femoral fracture?) These types of injuries can be devastating, as the femur (or thigh bone) is a vital bone that rarely breaks absent more serious impact trauma, such as a car accident. (read about other Fosamax-related injuries)
The FDA reports on these issues in a helpful video:
Patients suffering from this type of injury after having taken Fosamax should consult with a Fosamax injury attorney soon to evaluate whether they have a Fosamax-related potential legal claim.
Have you or a loved one taken Fosamax? How did it affect you? Many patients have taken bisphosphates and had good results. Leave a comment below to share your story. If you have a legal question, use the following link to direct it to a Fosamax injury attorney: