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​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Bisphosphonate

​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly) - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can ​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly) cause?

​Common side effects include:

  • Mild stomach disturbances (e.g. acid reflux, stomach fullness or bloatedness, diarrhoea or constipation)
  • Headache; bone, muscle and/or joint aches
If you have any concerns regarding the side effects of Alendronate or Risedronate, discuss with your healthcare provider.

Before taking ​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly), what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take ​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly)?

  • Updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Singapore General Hospital

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