Alendronate-induced chemical laryngitis.
Bhutta MF., Rance M., Gillett D., Weighill JS.
Alendronate is a bisphosphonate used in treating osteoporosis. Its recognized side-effects include oesophageal irritation and ulceration. The authors describe a case of laryngitis induced by transient contact of this medication with the laryngeal mucosa. Successful management of this case is also detailed.