ALENDRONATE SODIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • gastroesophageal reflux disease
    • indigestion
    • constipation
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • intense abdominal pain
    • pain in the muscles or bones

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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      • headache
      • vomiting
      • gas
      • abdominal bloating

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • low amount of phosphate in the blood
      • low amount of calcium in the blood
      • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
      • worsening asthma
      • inflammation of the esophagus
      • an ulcer in the esophagus
      • a puncture, tear or hole in the esophagus
      • a stomach ulcer
      • an ulcer of the duodenum
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
      • hives
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
      • inflammation of the white outer coat of the eye
      • portions of the jaw bone to die from lack of blood circulation
      • a narrowing in the esophagus
      • a cholesteatoma, an abnormal, noncancerous skin growth that develops in the middle part of the ear
      • an unusual and spontaneous bone break in the upper leg
      • bone necrosis of a face or jaw bone

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • black tarry stools
      • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
      • hair loss
      • sensation of spinning or whirling
      • dizziness
      • flu-like symptoms
      • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

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