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  • Without a Randomized Study Your Results May Vary

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    May 4, 2012 | 4:06 pm

    A family of osteoporosis medications called bisphosphonates (which include Fosamax, Actonel, and others) is known to cause irritation of the esophagus. These medications have been prescribed millions of times. There are a few reports of patients developing cancer of the esophagus...