Actonel

Active Ingredient(s): Risedronate
FDA Approved: * March 27, 1998
Pharm Company: * PROCTER AND GAMBLE
Category: Osteoporosis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Actonel Overview

Risedronic acid (INN) often used as its sodium salt risedronate sodium (USAN) is a bisphosphonate used to strengthen bone, treat or prevent osteoporosis, and treat Paget's disease of bone. It is produced and marketed by Warner Chilcott, Sanofi-Aventis, and in Japan by Takeda under the trade names Actonel, Atelvia, and Benet. It is also available in a preparation that includes a calcium carbonate supplement, as Actonel with Calcium. Contents 1 Controversies 2 See also 3 References 4 Extern...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risedronic_acid

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plavic

i need to know what plavic is for ## Is plavic a blood thinner? or a bloodpressure tablet. I also take Betaloc and Olmetec. Had a few TIA,s I forgot which one is the bloodthinner, I am also on Actonel for Osteoporosis. Thank you, greetings. ## would plavic be a good rlacement for cumidin. I am having some trouble with my veins leaking ## Though often misunderstood, the medication name is actually Plavix and it contains the active ingredient Clopidogrel, which is used to inhibit blood clotting. Learn more Plavix details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness and increased risk of bleeding. As to whether or not it can replace your other medication, they are not really the same, so you'd need to discuss that with your doctor. Are there any questions or comments?

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pantop 40

I am in treatment with pantop 40, which I take 20 min. before breakfast every day, but once a week I must take Actonel also one hour before eating anything in the morning, so I don't know which I should take first. Or can I take them at once? ## Pantoprazole Tab. 40 mg.prescribed for, doses and its side effects ## how to take pan 40 tablet ? age 22 ## HOE TO TAKE GASTRACTIVE AGE 29 ## i want to know what is the function , or use of pan 40 ( pantoprazole sodium delayed release tablets usp) which i am taking daily 1 hr before breakfast. ## what is the function or use of enzoflam tablet(paracetamol,diclofenac sodium &serratiopeptidase tablet) which i am taking daily 2 times after my lunch & dinner pl tell me . ## what is the use of or function of ALFOO ( alfuzosin hydrocloride ...

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Actonal and Cialis

Can I use cialis when taking actonal? ## What has your doctor advised? I'm not finding any interactions or problems listed, but this site is not medical professionals, so it is always wise to double check with your doctor or pharmacist.

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small peach oblong pill with rsn and 35 mg

small peach oblong pill with RSN and 35 mg on each side ## This is a 35mg Actonel tablet, which contains the active ingredient Risedronate. It is used to strengthen bone and to treat or prevent Osteoporosis. Common side effects may include: nausea, back pain, bladder infection and joint pain. Read more here: Is there anything else I can help you with?

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Actonel

Has anyone taking Actonel 35 mg experienced severe joint pain? ## have you experience hand shakes? ## Actonel Side Effects: SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include fever, chills, stomach pain, joint pain, headache, nausea, or diarrhea. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience severe joint pain, muscle pain, painful swallowing, severe heartburn, pain or swelling in the gum, loosening of teeth, or numbness or feeling of heaviness in the jaw. An allergic reaction to this medicine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, or trouble breathing. If an allergic reaction to this medicine occurs, seek...

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shaking hands

has any one experienced hand shakes - mother was fine til started actonel - now unable to keep hands still and difficult to control use of hands

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Risedronate
  • Tablet: 150mg, 30mg, 35mg, 5mg, 75mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 35mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Actonel: (13 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0149-0470 Actonel 30 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0149-0471 Actonel 5 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0149-0472 Actonel 35 4-week Once Weekly Dosepack by Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0149-0477 Actonel 75 Dosepack by Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0149-0478 Actonel 150 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0430-0470 Actonel 30 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-0471 Actonel 5 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-0472 Actonel 35 4-week Once Weekly Dosepack by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-0477 Actonel 75 Dosepack by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0430-0478 Actonel 150 mg Oral Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 54868-4386 Actonel 5 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4671 Actonel 35 4-week Once Weekly Dosepack by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6069 Actonel 150 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Risedronate or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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