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Risedronate Sodium
Risedronate is used to treat osteoporosis caused by menopause, or steroid use. This medicine is for use when you have a high risk of bone fracture due to osteoporosis. Risedronate is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone. Risedronate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Risedronate Sodium

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not take risedronate if you have problems with your esophagus, or low levels of calcium in your blood.

Do not take risedronate if you cannot sit upright or stand for at least 30 minutes after taking the medicine.

Risedronate can cause serious problems in the stomach or esophagus. Stop using risedronate and call your doctor at once if you have chest pain, new or worsening heartburn, or pain when swallowing.

Also call your doctor if you have muscle spasms, numbness or tingling (in hands and feet or around the mouth), new or unusual hip pain, or severe pain in your joints, bones, or muscles.

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