Risedronate Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Risedronate: Oral tablet (150mg)

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What is this Medicine?

RISEDRONATE (ris ED roe nate) reduces calcium loss from bones. It helps make healthy bone and to slow bone loss in patients with Paget's disease and osteoporosis. It may be used in others at risk for bone loss.

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Risedronate Sodium 150mg Tablet

NDC: 473350928
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Osteoporosis Prophylaxis, Osteoporosis, Paget's Disease

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Metastases

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Risedronate Sodium 150mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Risedronate Sodium 150mg Tablet

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Iris (Eye) Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
0.2-4.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.0-6.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0-1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
1.0-2.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
1.6-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.6-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.3-12.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.6-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
2.6-31.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.6-7.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
2.9-12.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Stones Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.6-13.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.9-10.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
4.7-19.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
5.0-6.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Enlarged Prostate Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bone Pain Incidence:
5.3-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
5.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
5.9-28.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
6.2-7.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
6.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cataracts Incidence:
6.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
6.8-32.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
6.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
7.7-8.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
7.9-11.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
8.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
10.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Risedronate Sodium 150mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Risedronate Sodium 150mg Tablet(Risedronate Sodium)
Food and Risedronate Sodium(Risedronate Sodium)
Take Risedronate with water only, on an empty stomach. Taking this drug with food may change how well the drug works for you. It is recommended to take risedronate at least 30 minutes before any other beverage, food or other medication for the day. Avoid laying down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medicine. To avoid irritation to the esophagus (tube connecting mouth to the stomach), this medicine must be taken as directed.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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