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Common Actonel Side Effects


The most commonly reported Actonel side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Arthralgia (459)
Femur Fracture (299)
Pain In Extremity (276)
Fall (267)
Bone Pain (225)
Myalgia (207)
Pain (201)
Back Pain (196)
Stress Fracture (154)
Diarrhoea (151)
Nausea (140)
Headache (139)
Bone Disorder (134)
Chest Pain (128)
Gait Disturbance (124)
Abdominal Pain Upper (120)
Osteonecrosis (111)
Fatigue (109)
Chills (108)
Dizziness (101)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Actonel Side Effects Reported to FDA



Actonel Side Effect Report#9630714
Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Pathological Fracture, Bone Pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia
This is a report of a 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis, who was treated with Actonel (dosage: NA, start time: 200205), combined with:
  • Fosamax Plus D (Once Weekly)
  • Fosamax
  • Tamoxifen
  • Miacalcin (calcitonin, Salmon)
  • Forteo (teriparatide)
  • Mevacor (lovastatin)
  • Vasotec /00574902/ (enalapril Maleate)
  • Motrin (ibuprofen)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Pathological Fracture, Bone Pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel treatment in female patients, resulting in Femur Fracture side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9624015
Atypical Femur Fracture, Bone Disorder, Fall, Osteoporosis
This report suggests a potential Actonel Atypical Femur Fracture side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 83-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from JP was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis and used Actonel (dosage: Once Weekly) starting 201005. After starting Actonel the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Atypical Femur Fracture, Bone Disorder, Fall, OsteoporosisAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA.The patient was hospitalized. Although Actonel demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Atypical Femur Fracture, may still occur.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9623832
Femur Fracture, Bone Disorder, Atypical Femur Fracture, Fall
This Femur Fracture problem was reported by a health professional from JP. A 74-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis. On 200901 this consumer started treatment with Actonel (dosage: 17.5 Mg Once Weekly, Oral). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Actonel, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Femur Fracture, Bone Disorder, Atypical Femur Fracture, FallThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Femur Fracture, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9623119
Fall, Atypical Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Comminuted Fracture, Pain In Extremity
This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 56-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA.The patient was prescribed Actonel (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on 200902. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Leflunomide (leflunomide)
  • Rituxan (rituximab)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (hydrochlorothiazide)
  • Potassium Chloride (potassium Chloride)
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Soma (carisoprodol)
  • Gabapentin (gabapentin)
.After starting to take Actonel the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Fall, Atypical Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Comminuted Fracture, Pain In ExtremityThese side effects may potentially be related to Actonel. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9623101
Femur Fracture, Comminuted Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Pain In Extremity, Fall
This is a report of a 59-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 150 Mg (dosage: NA, start time: 200410), combined with:
  • Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35 Mg
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Hydroxychloroquine (hydroxychloroquine)
  • Nadolol (nadolol)
  • Gabapentin (gabapentin)
  • Trazodone (trazodone)
  • Alprazolam (alprazolam)
  • Lunesta (eszopiclone)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Femur Fracture, Comminuted Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Pain In Extremity, Fall after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 150 Mg treatment in female patients, resulting in Femur Fracture side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9621268
Eructation
This report suggests a potential Actonel Eructation side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 58-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: bone density decreased and used Actonel (dosage: NA) starting 200609. After starting Actonel the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: EructationAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Actonel demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Eructation, may still occur.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9617438
Fracture Displacement, Periprosthetic Fracture, Pathological Fracture, Fracture Nonunion
This Fracture Displacement problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 69-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis. On 2002 this consumer started treatment with Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg (dosage: 35 Mg Once Weekly, Oral). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Levothyroxin (levothyroxine Sodium)
  • Metformin Er (metformin Hydrochloride)
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (hyrochlorothiazide)
  • Diltiazem
  • Valsartan (valsartan)
  • Byetta (exenatide)
  • Celebrex (celecoxib)
When using Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Fracture Displacement, Periprosthetic Fracture, Pathological Fracture, Fracture NonunionThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Fracture Displacement, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9617416
Pathological Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Femur Fracture, Pain In Extremity, Osteonecrosis Of Jaw, Gingival Pain, Device Issue, Gingival Ulceration, Primary Sequestrum
This Pathological Fracture side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 73-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA.The patient was prescribed Actonel (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on
Nov 13, 2006. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Alendronate (70 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Prednisone (prednisone)
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Fosamax D (70 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Atenolol (atenolol)
  • Amlodipine (amlodipine)
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin Calcium)
.After starting to take Actonel the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Pathological Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Femur Fracture, Pain In Extremity, Osteonecrosis Of Jaw, Gingival Pain, Device Issue, Gingival Ulceration, Primary SequestrumThese side effects may potentially be related to Actonel. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9607781
Back Pain, Constipation, Abdominal Distension, Spinal Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Faeces Discoloured
This is a report of a 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: osteopenia, who was treated with Actonel (dosage: 1 Monthly, start time:
Jun 01, 2004), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Back Pain, Constipation, Abdominal Distension, Spinal Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Faeces Discoloured after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel treatment in female patients, resulting in Back Pain side effect.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9607406
Femur Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Osteopenia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Post Procedural Complication, Liver Function Test Abnormal
This report suggests a potential Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg Femur Fracture side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 62-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis and used Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg (dosage: 35 Mg Once Weekly, Oral) starting 200605. After starting Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Femur Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Osteopenia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Post Procedural Complication, Liver Function Test AbnormalAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Boniva (ibandronate Sodium) (150 Mg Once Monthly, Oral)
  • Tylenol (paracetamol)
  • Propoxyphene Hydrochloride W/paracetamol (dextropropoxyphene Hydrochloride, Paracetamol)
  • Tizanidine (tizanidine)
  • Allegra
  • Buspirone (buspirone)
  • Ambien (zolpidem Tartrate)
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate (chlorhexidine Gluconate)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Femur Fracture, may still occur.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9607384
Stress Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Bone Disorder, Femur Fracture, Osteochondroma, Osteoarthritis
This Stress Fracture problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On 2009 this consumer started treatment with Actonel (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Fosamax
  • Alendronate (alendronate Sodium)
  • Singulair
  • Spiriva(tiotropium Bromide)
  • Brovana(arformoterol Tartrate)
When using Actonel, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Stress Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Bone Disorder, Femur Fracture, Osteochondroma, OsteoarthritisAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Stress Fracture, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9607360
Atypical Femur Fracture, Comminuted Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Muscle Spasms, Femur Fracture, Fall
This Atypical Femur Fracture side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 72-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA.The patient was prescribed Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 150mg (drug dosage: 150 Mg Once Monthly, Oral), which was initiated on
Mar 22, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg (35 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
.After starting to take Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 150mg the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Atypical Femur Fracture, Comminuted Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Muscle Spasms, Femur Fracture, FallThese side effects may potentially be related to Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 150mg. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9602887
Femur Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Stress Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Osteoarthritis, Exostosis
This is a report of a 78-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Actonel (dosage: NA, start time:
May 12, 2008), combined with:
  • Fosamax
  • Amlodipine (amlodipine)
  • Fluoxetine (fluoxetine)
  • Leflunomide (leflunomide)
  • Calcium (calcium)
  • Vitamin D /00318501/colcalciferol)
  • Prednisone
  • Alendronate
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Femur Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Stress Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Osteoarthritis, Exostosis after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel treatment in female patients, resulting in Femur Fracture side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9602879
Pathological Fracture, Femur Fracture, Fracture Nonunion, Device Breakage, Complication Of Device Removal, Osteopetrosis, Pain In Extremity, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Atypical Femur Fracture
This report suggests a potential Actonel Pathological Fracture side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 52-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis and used Actonel (dosage: 35 Mg Once Weekly, Oral) starting
Feb 12, 2008. After starting Actonel the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Pathological Fracture, Femur Fracture, Fracture Nonunion, Device Breakage, Complication Of Device Removal, Osteopetrosis, Pain In Extremity, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Atypical Femur FractureAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Risedronate Sodium
  • Fosamax (35 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Fosamax D
  • Alendronate Sodium (alendronate Sodium) (alendronate Sodium)
  • Boniva (150 Mg Once Monthly, Oral)
  • Ibandronate Sodium
  • Deltasone (prednisone)
  • Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine Phosphate)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Actonel demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Pathological Fracture, may still occur.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9548403
Atypical Femur Fracture, Fall, Arthralgia
This Atypical Femur Fracture problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 72-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On 200112 this consumer started treatment with Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Fosamax (alendronate Sodium)
  • Prempro (estrogens Conjugated, Medroxyprogesterone Acetate)
  • Premarin (estrogens Conjugated)
  • Vioxx (rofecoxib)
  • Multivitamin /00831701/)
  • Vitamin D / 00318501/(colecalciferol)
  • Calcium (calcium)
When using Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Atypical Femur Fracture, Fall, ArthralgiaThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Atypical Femur Fracture, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9548395
Femur Fracture, Comminuted Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Stress Fracture, Fall
This Femur Fracture side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 77-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis.The patient was prescribed Actonel (drug dosage: 35mg Once Weekly, Oral), which was initiated on
Mar 06, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Alendronate (70mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Premarin
  • Lisinopril Hydrochlorthiazid (hydrochlorothiazide, Lisinopril)
  • Metoprolol (metoprolol)
  • Vitamin E (tocopherol)
  • Simvastatin (simvastatin)
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin Calcium)
  • Astelin (azelastine Hydrochloride)
.After starting to take Actonel the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Femur Fracture, Comminuted Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Stress Fracture, FallThese side effects may potentially be related to Actonel. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9547324
Femur Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Fracture Displacement, Comminuted Fracture, Osteonecrosis, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Arthropathy, Scoliosis
This is a report of a 77-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Actonel (dosage: NA, start time:
Apr 23, 2010), combined with:
  • Fosamax
  • Levothyroxine(levothyroxine)
  • Atenolol(atenolol)
  • Tenoretic (atenolol, Chlortalidone)
  • Prinivil (lisinopril Dihyrdate)
  • Prinzide(hydrochlorothiazide, Lisinopril Dihydrate)
  • Aspirin(acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Simvastatin (simvastatin)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Femur Fracture, Fall, Pain In Extremity, Fracture Displacement, Comminuted Fracture, Osteonecrosis, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Arthropathy, Scoliosis after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel treatment in female patients, resulting in Femur Fracture side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9540291
Gastrointestinal Disorder
This report suggests a potential Actonel Gastrointestinal Disorder side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 92-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from AU was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA and used Actonel (dosage: NA) starting NS. After starting Actonel the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Gastrointestinal DisorderAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Actonel demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Gastrointestinal Disorder, may still occur.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9539208
Femur Fracture, Stress Fracture, Fracture Nonunion, Fracture Displacement, Joint Crepitation, Device Breakage, Bone Density Decreased, Condition Aggravated, Arthralgia
This Femur Fracture problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteopenia. On 1997 this consumer started treatment with Actonel (dosage: 35 Mg Once Weekly, Oral). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Fosamax
  • Activella (estradiol, Norethisterone Acetate)
  • Aciphex (rabeprazole Sodium)
  • Detrol (tolterodine L-tartrate)
  • Calcium (calcium)
When using Actonel, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Femur Fracture, Stress Fracture, Fracture Nonunion, Fracture Displacement, Joint Crepitation, Device Breakage, Bone Density Decreased, Condition Aggravated, ArthralgiaThe patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Femur Fracture, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9538760
Femur Fracture, Fall, Periprosthetic Fracture, Femoral Neck Fracture
This Femur Fracture side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 68-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA.The patient was prescribed Actonel (drug dosage: NA), which was initiated on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Actonel the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Femur Fracture, Fall, Periprosthetic Fracture, Femoral Neck FractureThese side effects may potentially be related to Actonel. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9538600
Femur Fracture, Pathological Fracture, Muscular Weakness, Pain In Extremity, Fall, Fracture Displacement, Stress Fracture, Bone Disorder, Low Turnover Osteopathy
This is a report of a 61-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis prophylaxis, who was treated with Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg (dosage: 35 Mg Once Weekly, Po, start time: 200901), combined with:
  • Fosamax (alendronate Sodium) (70 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Alendronate Sodium (alendronate Sodium) (alendronate Sodium) (70 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Methotrexate (methotrexate)
  • Folic Acid (folic Acid)
  • Nabumetone (relafen)
  • Digoxin (digoxin)
  • Altace (ramipril)
  • Warfarin (warfarin)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Femur Fracture, Pathological Fracture, Muscular Weakness, Pain In Extremity, Fall, Fracture Displacement, Stress Fracture, Bone Disorder, Low Turnover Osteopathy after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 35mg treatment in female patients, resulting in Femur Fracture side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9538579
Fall, Femur Fracture, Osteoporotic Fracture, Fracture Displacement
This report suggests a potential Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 5mg Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 79-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis and used Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 5mg (dosage: 5 Mg Once Daily, Oral) starting
Apr 19, 2006. After starting Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 5mg the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Fall, Femur Fracture, Osteoporotic Fracture, Fracture DisplacementAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Fosamax (alendronate Sodium) (10 Mg Once Daily, Oral)
  • Boniva (bandronate Sodium) (150 Mg Once Montly, Oral)
  • Evista (raloxifene Hydrochloride)
  • Aciphex (rabeprazole Sodium)
  • Pepcid / 00706001 (famotidine)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Actonel (risedronate Sodium) Tablet, 5mg demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9527645
Tremor, Mastitis
This Tremor problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 62-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: osteoporosis. On NS this consumer started treatment with Actonel (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Lipitor
  • Multivitamin
  • Glucosamine
  • Chondroitin
  • Vitamin C
  • Caltrata Calcium
  • Vitamin D
When using Actonel, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Tremor, MastitisAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Tremor, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9511742
Pain, Dizziness, Asthenia, Nausea, Haematochezia, Haematemesis, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
This Pain side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 67-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: osteopenia.The patient was prescribed Actonel (drug dosage: Took Only 1 Pill), which was initiated on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA..After starting to take Actonel the consumer reported adverse symptoms, such as: Pain, Dizziness, Asthenia, Nausea, Haematochezia, Haematemesis, Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageThese side effects may potentially be related to Actonel. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Actonel Side Effect Report#9511143
Atypical Femur Fracture, Fall, Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Muscular Weakness, Stress Fracture, Skeletal Injury, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Pain
This is a report of a 59-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: osteopenia,osteoporosis, who was treated with Actonel (dosage: NA, start time: 200703), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Atypical Femur Fracture, Fall, Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Muscular Weakness, Stress Fracture, Skeletal Injury, Low Turnover Osteopathy, Pain after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actonel treatment in female patients, resulting in Atypical Femur Fracture side effect. The patient was hospitalized.


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What are common Actonel Side Effects for Women?

Women Side EffectsReports
Arthralgia 436
Femur Fracture 290
Pain In Extremity 272
Fall 256
Bone Pain 221
Myalgia 200
Back Pain 191
Pain 190
Stress Fracture 151
Diarrhoea 140

What are common Actonel Side Effects for Men?

Men Side EffectsReports
Arthralgia 22
Dizziness 13
Diarrhoea 11
Dyspnoea 11
Fall 11
Pain 11
Pain In Jaw 9
Femur Fracture 8
Oedema Peripheral 8
Osteonecrosis 8

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    Actonel Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    NDC0149-0470
    TypeHUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
    Proprietary NameACTONEL
    NameRISEDRONATE SODIUM
    Dosage FormTABLET, FILM COATED
    RouteORAL
    On market since19980327
    LabelerWarner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Active Ingredient(s)RISEDRONATE SODIUM
    Strength(s)30
    Unit(s)mg/1
    Pharma ClassBisphosphonate [EPC],Diphosphonates [Chemical/Ingredient]

    Actonel Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 2712

    Actonel safety alerts: 2008 2007

    Reported deaths: 85

    Reported hospitalizations: 1116

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