Risedronate SODIUM DR Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Stomach Cramps

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Diarrhea
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Joint Pain
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Bone Pain
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Urinary Tract Infection

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Arthritis
  • Chest Pain
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Low Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Neck Pain
  • Throat Irritation
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Puncture, Tear Or Hole In The Esophagus
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Ulcer In The Esophagus
  • An Unusual And Spontaneous Bone Break In The Upper Leg
  • Bone Necrosis Of A Face Or Jaw Bone
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Inflammation Of The Duodenum
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Inflammation Of The Iris - The Colored Part Of The Eyeball
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Inflammation Of The Uvea Of The Eye
  • Kidney Stones
  • Muscle Pain
  • Portions Of The Jaw Bone To Die From Lack Of Blood Circulation
  • Stomach Or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Worsening Asthma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful, Red Or Swollen Tongue
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Difficulty Swallowing

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