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Boniva 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. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to. Your doctor may order blood tests and other tests to see how you are doing.

You should make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D while you are taking this medicine. 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

Bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

chest pain

cough producing mucus

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with breathing

fever or chills

frequent urge to urinate

lower back or side pain

nervousness

pounding in the ears

shortness of breath

slow or fast heartbeat

sneezing

sore throat

tightness in the chest

Less common

Bloody or cloudy urine

body aches or pain

congestion

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

dryness of the throat

fast heartbeat

frequent urge to urinate

hives

hoarseness

itching

numbness

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

runny nose

skin rash

tender, swollen glands in the neck

tingling

unusual tiredness or weakness

voice changes

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach cramps

blurred vision or other change in vision

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

confusion

convulsions

eye redness

eye tenderness

heavy jaw feeling

irregular heartbeats

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

loosening of a tooth

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

noisy breathing

numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet

pain, swelling, or numbness in the mouth or jaw

sensitivity to light

severe eye pain

tearing

tremor

unusual pain in the thighs, groin, or hips

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

Symptoms of overdose

Acid or sour stomach

belching

bone pain

burning feeling in the chest or stomach

heartburn

indigestion

loss of appetite

pain or burning in the throat

sores or ulcers

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

tenderness in the stomach area

vomiting

white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

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

Diarrhea

ear congestion

headache

loss of voice

pain in the extremity (arms and legs)

Less common

Cough

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

discouragement

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

feeling sad or empty

general feeling of discomfort or illness

irritability

joint pain

lack or loss of strength

lightheadedness

loss of interest or pleasure

muscle aches and pain

muscle stiffness

pain, swelling, or redness in the joints

sensation of spinning

shivering

stuffy nose

sweating

tooth disorder

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

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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