ETIDRONATE DISODIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • bone pain

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

  • nausea
  • diarrhea

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • osteomalacia, or softening of bones

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

  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • leg cramps
  • headache

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • inflammation of the esophagus
  • an ulcer in the esophagus
  • a puncture, tear or hole in the esophagus
  • stomach or intestinal ulcer
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • itching
  • hives
  • joint pain
  • muscle pain
  • hallucinations
  • a skin rash
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
  • 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

  • confusion
  • depression
  • a painful, red or swollen tongue
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • hair loss
  • arthritis
  • memory loss
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin

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