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Risedronate Information

Risedronate Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Risedronate


Risedronate Related Warnings

Is the use of Risedronate safe for pregnant women?

Risedronate has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.


Is the use of Risedronate safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Risedronate. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you have consulted your doctor. Do as your doctor suggests.


What is the effect of Risedronate on the Kidneys?

Risedronate can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Risedronate on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Risedronate on liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Risedronate on the Heart?

Side effects of Risedronate rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Risedronate with Other Drugs

Risedronate should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Risedronate Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Risedronate unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Infections
  2. Calcium Deficiency
  3. Gastritis
  4. Peptic Ulcer
  5. Asthma
  6. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Risedronate

Is this Risedronate habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Risedronate is addictive.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Risedronate since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Risedronate only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Risedronate cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Risedronate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Risedronate

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Risedronate and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Risedronate

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Risedronate with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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