Actonel side effects. (This medication also called, Risedronate) All pharmaceutical drugs have side effects and Actonel is no different. If your health care provider has prescribed Actonel to treat your Osteoporosis, you want to review this drugs side effects - so you do not think something has 'gone wrong' if you experience one or more of them. And if you find that a side effect of this drug is so bothersome that you are considering not continuing with your prescription, do call you health care provider immediately. Do not stop your Osteoporosis treatment on your own.
Main side effects of Actonel as reported in the medical literature: If you experience anything unusual after starting Actonel, do review this page and if you find that what you are experiencing is a common side effect of this drug, contact your health care provider as soon as possible .... so you can get medical advice about whether you should continue taking Actonel for your Osteoporosis or Osteopenia or if you should switch to a different treatment.
Be advised that not everyone experiences side effects from Actonel. Some people experience NO side effects at all. Others do have some side effects and these may range from the merely inconvenient to very serious ones. So read on.....
The most common side effects of Actonel:
Since Actonel ( Risedronate ) is a bisphosphonate, there are some concerns about Osteonecrosis or ‘dead jaw’ as a side effect of taking Actonel. You can read about Osteonecrosis and other potentially serious Actonel side effects
If you have been prescribed this bisphosphonate drug for Osteoporosis and you want to more information, do check you may want to review some of the research studies about Actonel
NOTE: Since Actonel ( Risedronate ) is a bisphosphonate, there are some concerns about Osteonecrosis or ‘dead jaw’ as a potential side effect of taking Actonel. I have created an separate page with information about Osteonecrosis which can come with the use of any of the bisphosphonate drugs. To read it, click on: more Actonel side effects
Additional information. Here is another link for those who have been prescribed this drug: Actonel And here are some links to the scientific research studies about Actonel . Finally, this last link will bring you to the company's web site with information about prescribing Actonel.
You can find information about other Osteoporosis medications at Osteopenia, Osteoporosis Medications
And if you are interested in reading about effective Natural Osteoporosis treatments , here are some backed by scientific studies. Natural treatments for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
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