Medicine Overview of Actonel Tablet
Uses of Actonel Tablet
Actonel 35mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
Side effects of Actonel Tablet
Headache, Abdominal distension, Acid reflux, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Esophageal ulcer.
How to use Actonel Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Actonel 35mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Actonel Tablet works
Actonel 35mg tablet inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.
In Depth Information on Actonel Tablet
Expert advice for Actonel Tablet
- Do not take risedronate tablet if you are allergic to risedronate or any of the other ingredients.
- Do not take risedronate if you have a low blood calcium level (hypocalcaemia).
- Avoid using risedronate if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Do not start or continue risedronate if you have deficiency of vitamin D or parathyroid hormone that may lower blood calcium levels and cause weakening of bones.
- Do not start or continue risedronate if you have or had problems in the past with your food-pipe that makes swallowing difficult, or you have been told that you have a pre-cancerous condition of the food-pipe; pain, swelling or numbness of the jaw or a “heavy jaw feeling” or loosening of a tooth.
Special precautions for Actonel 35mg Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Actonel 35mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Actonel 35mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Actonel 35mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Actonel 35mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Actonel 35mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Actonel 35mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease. However, use of Actonel 35mg Tablet is not advised in severe kidney disease patients....
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease. However, use of Actonel 35mg Tablet is not advised in severe kidney disease patients.
Actonel 35mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Actonel 35mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Jectocos 50mg Injection, Acmacin 100mg Injection, Amicom 250mg Injection
If you miss a dose of Risedronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Actonel 35mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Risedronate
Yes, Actonel is available as generic drug
Residronate is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No clinically observable effect on weight has been reported for Actonel
Actonel belongs to a class of medication called as bisphosphonates. It acts by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood
Actonel works by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood.
Actonel is prescribed for treatment of Paget’s disease and osteoporosis in men and post-menopausal women.
Substitutes for Actonel Tablet
Risofos 35mg Tablet
Gemfos 35mg Tablet
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Fossical 35mg Tablet
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Bone C Fos 35mg Tablet
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Osedrate 35mg Tablet
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