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Actonel (Risedronate)

 ProductManufacturerCountryDosageQtyPrice(USD)  
Actonel Warner ChilcottUnited Kingdom5 mg28$95.00
Actonel Warner ChilcottUnited Kingdom5 mg84$229.00
Actonel Warner ChilcottCanada5 mg84$249.00
Actonel Warner ChilcottCanada30 mg30$499.00
Actonel AventisTurkey35 mg12$79.00
Actonel Warner ChilcottCanada35 mg12$159.00
Actonel ActavisAustralia150 mg3$247.00
Risedronate GenericCanada5 mg30$89.00
Risedronate GenericCanada30 mg30$349.00
Risedronate GenericUnited Kingdom35 mg4$29.00
Risedronate GenericUnited Kingdom35 mg12$62.00
Risedronate GenericIndia150 mg3$40.00
  • Information
Brand name: Actonel
Generic name: Risedronate Sodium, Calcium Carbonate, Risofos
Used for: Treat or prevent osteoporosis; Paget's disease of the bone
Availability: Brand Actonel (Proctor & Gamble; Aventis), generic Actonel (primarily Cipla), Actonel 35 mg once-a-week, Actonel 150 mg one-a-month pills.

How Risedronate Works
Risedronate is a medication that belongs to the family of medicines known as Bisphosphonates. Actonel and its generic counter- part are used to treat and prevent osteoporosis. It is used by women who are post-menopausal, and also by men to improve bone mineral density. Actonel is also used to treat a condition called Paget's disease. Risedronate works by increasing the thickness of bone by slowing down the cells that usually break down the bone. This allows the cells that build bone to work more efficiently. Risedronate makes the bones stronger which in turn reduces the amount of osteoporosis-related fractures. Actonel and the generic are a prescription medication, and are usually taken once a week or once a month depending on the dose.

Generic Actonel vs Brand Actonel
When comparing brand Actonel to generic Risedronate the only significant difference is the manufacturer producing the medication; the brand will be manufactured by Aventis for the 35mg, and Proctor & Gamble for the 150 mg. The generic manufacturer that Blue Sky Drugs primarily dispenses from is Cipla. The active ingredients and desired effect is the same for both the brand and the generic. We currently have the brand coming from Uk, Canada and Turkey, it may come from other countries around the world. The generic risedronate 150mg coming from India is called Risofos, it may come from other suppliers as well

Risedronate Possible side effects
The following side effects have not been experienced by everyone who takes Risedronate and may not be limited to the following:
• Abdominal Pain
• Constipation
• Diarrhea
• Dry eye
• Dry mouth
• Gas
• Headache
• Heartburn
• Inflammation of the nose
• Itching
• Leg cramps
• Nausea
• Skin itch or rash
• Weight loss
• Wheezing

Contact your doctor or seek other medical attention if you experience any of the following:
• Delayed healing or infection
• Difficulty breathing
• Numbness, tingling or muscle spasms
• Painful tongue
• Vision changes

Stop taking Actonel right away and seek medical attention if you experience any of the following:
• Symptoms of an allergic reaction
• Damage in the esophagus
• Symptoms of an ulcer

Risedronate Guidelines
Risedronate is a prescription medication and should only be taken after an evaluation by your regular physician. Be sure to inform your doctor of all existing and pre-existing medical conditions and all prescription and non-prescription medications you are currently taking. Take Actonel or the generic exactly how it is prescribed to you, and do not share your medication with anyone else. Do not take Actonel or the generic equivalent if you are allergic to Risedronate or any of the ingredients in Actonel.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

All prices are in US dollars.

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