RISEDRONATE SODIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a skin rash
  • stomach cramps

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

  • indigestion
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • headache
  • nausea
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • high blood pressure
  • urinary tract infection
  • bone pain

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

  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • depression
  • throat irritation
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • constipation
  • arthritis
  • neck pain
  • dizziness
  • flu-like symptoms
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • chest pain
  • vomiting
  • generalized weakness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • inflammation of the iris - the colored part of the eyeball
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • worsening asthma
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • an ulcer in the esophagus
  • a puncture, tear or hole in the esophagus
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • kidney stones
  • enlarged prostate
  • inflammation of the skin with blisters
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • muscle pain
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • inflammation of the duodenum
  • portions of the jaw bone to die from lack of blood circulation
  • 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

  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • difficulty sleeping
  • difficulty swallowing

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