Generic Actonel, Risedronate

Risedronate is prescribed to patients who have osteoporosis, especially in postmenopausal women. Risedronate works by inhibiting the action of osteoclasts which are the main cause of bone degradation

Generic Actonel, Generic Actonel

Risedronate

Risofos, Actonel

4

Cipla

Tablet

35 mg, 150 mg

India, UK

Risedronate

Uses
Risedronate is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
How it Works
Risedronate is known as a bisphosphonate. Risedronate alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Risedronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which can prevent bone fractures thus treating osteoporosis. Risedronate also works by inhibiting the activity of osteoclasts, which are cells that cause loss of bone.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Risedronate include the symptoms below; Headache, Abdominal distension, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Musculoskeletal pain, Acid reflux, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Esophageal ulcer

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