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Risedronic-Acid is a bone resorptive inhibitor.
Risedronic-Acid is a drug generically known as Risedronate.
Risedronic-Acid is prescribed for patients with bone related problems such as osteoporosis.
Risedronic-Acid is prescribed for the treatment of Paget's disease of the bone.
Risedronic-Acid is prescribed in the treatment of bone thinning and osteoporosis.
Risedronic-Acid is prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis.
Risedronic-Acid is prescribed for the treatment of bone thinning due to menopause in women.
The long term use corticosteroids may also cause bone related problems and Risedronic-Acid can also be prescribed to treat such.
Risedronic-Acid is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- if you have severe kidney disease;
- if you have low calcium levels in your blood;
- if you have allergies to Risedronic-Acid or any of its components especially with risedronate;
- if you are unable to stand or sit upright for at least 30 minutes after taking Risedronic-Acid;
- if Risedronic-Acid gives you an allergic reaction;
Risedronic-Acid side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Abdominal pain;
- abdominal pains and discomforts;
- Back pain;
- Bladder irritation;
- blurry vision;
- Bone disorders and pain;
- Burning or prickly sensation;
- Chest pain;
- Dental problems;
- Difficulty breathing;
- Dry eyes;
- Ear infection;
- Eye infection;
- Flu-like symptoms;
- Gastrointestinal distress;
- general body malaise;
- Heart problems;
- High blood pressure;
- Joint disorders and pain;
- joint pains;
- Leg cramps;
- Muscle pain;
- Muscle weakness;
- Neck pain;
- Nerve pain;
- Rectal problems;
- Ringing in ears;
- ringing in the ears;
- Sinus problems;
- Skin cancer;
- Sore throat;
- Stomach bleeding;
- Stomach inflammation;
- Stuffy or runny nose;
- swelling of feet and lower legs;
- Tendon problems;
- Tight muscles;
- Urinary tract infection;
- Vision problems;
Do not take Risedronic-Acid with any of the following drugs:
- antacids that are calcium based or containing calcium;
- mineral supplements that contain calcium;
- calcium supplements;
- laxatives such as milk of magnesia;
Other Brand Names
- Optinate Septimum;
The recommended dose for Paget's disease is 30 mg once a day for two months.
For the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, the recommended dose is one 5 mg tablet once daily or one 35 mg tablet once a week.
For treatment or prevention of steroid-induced osteoporosis, the recommended dose is one 5 mg tablet once a day.
Different patients may require varying degrees of Risedronic-Acid Dose.
However, generally a sample guide for dosage and administration is provided below.
For Paget's disease: 30 mg daily 30 minutes before the first morning meal for two months.
For the prevention and treatment of Post menopausal osteoporosis: 5 mg daily 30 minutes before the first morning meal