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Actonel Coupon - Actonel 30mg tablet

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RISEDRONATE reduces calcium loss from bones. It helps make healthy bone and to slow bone loss in patients with Paget's disease and osteoporosis. It may be used in others at risk for bone loss. Compare bisphosphonates.
Actonel Coupon - Actonel 30mg tablet
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Actonel Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. It may be some time before you see the benefit from this medicine. Your doctor or health care professional may order blood tests and other tests to see how you are doing.

You should make sure you get enough calcium and vitamin D while you are taking this medicine, unless your doctor tells you not to. Discuss the foods you eat and the vitamins you take with your health care professional.

Some people who take this medicine have severe bone, joint, and/or muscle pain. This medicine may also increase your risk for a broken thigh bone. Tell your doctor right away if you have pain in your upper leg or groin. Tell your doctor if you have any pain that does not go away or that gets worse.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Abdominal or stomach pain

skin rash

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain (severe)

belching

bone pain

cramping of the stomach

trouble swallowing

Rare

Red, sore eyes

Incidence not known

Bone, joint, or muscle pain, severe and occasionally incapacitating

chest pain

heartburn

pain or burning in the throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Confusion

convulsions

difficulty with breathing

irregular heartbeats

muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face

numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet

shortness of breath

tremor

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Back pain

cough or hoarseness

diarrhea

fever or chills

headache

joint pain

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

Less common

Acid or sour stomach

bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

blurred vision or change in vision

body aches or pains

congestion

constipation

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with moving

dizziness

dry eyes

dryness or soreness of the throat

frequent urge to urinate

general feeling of discomfort or illness

indigestion

leg cramps

muscle pain or stiffness

nausea

nervousness

pain, swelling, or redness in the joints

pounding in the ears

ringing in the ears

runny nose

slow or fast heartbeat

stomach discomfort or upset

swelling of the feet or lower legs

tender swollen glands in the neck

voice changes

weakness

Rare

Fainting

fear

itching skin

loss of appetite

pale skin

passing of gas

redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue

sneezing

stomach fullness

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing

troubled breathing with exertion

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

wheezing

Incidence not known

Eye pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

muscle pain

redness of the eye

sensitivity of the eye to light

skin blisters

tearing

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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