Actonel 35mg Tablet

Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Actonel 35mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

4 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Actonel Tablet


Uses of Actonel Tablet

Actonel 35mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis
This disease mostly occurs in women after menopause, but can sometimes be seen in men. It can also occur in patients receiving steroids.

Side effects of Actonel Tablet


Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Headache, Heartburn, Difficulty in swallowing.


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.

How Actonel Tablet works

Actonel 35mg tablet is a bisphosphonate. It acts by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause the destruction of bone, thereby strengthening the bones and minimizing the risk of fractures.

In Depth Information on Actonel Tablet

Expert advice for Actonel Tablet

  • Take Actonel in the morning on an empty stomach with water.
  • Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking Actonel.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking Actonel.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience pain in jaw, throat, chest, abdomen, hips or thighs.
  • Inform your doctor if you are about to undergo any major dental procedures, as Actonel may need to be discontinued temporarily.
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Special precautions for Actonel 35mg Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Actonel 35mg Tablet.
Actonel 35mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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
. 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.

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
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, Mci 250mg Injection, LA Mika 100mg Injection, Nocidos 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Risedronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

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.

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