Actonel With Calcium
Actonel With Calcium contains two medications: risedronate (Actonel) and calcium. The prescription drug is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. The Actonel tablets are taken once a week, while the calcium tablets are taken on the other six days of the week. While most people tolerate the drug well, side effects are possible. Common side effects of Actonel With Calcium include bone pain, muscle pain, and heartburn.
What Is Actonel With Calcium?
(Actonel With Calcium has been discontinued by its manufacturer. Other forms of Actonel are still available. See the appropriate Actonel articles within eMedTV.com for more information about this medication.)
Actonel® With Calcium (risedronate and calcium) is a prescription medication used to treat osteoporosis. It is approved to both prevent and treat the disease in postmenopausal women. Actonel With Calcium contains Actonel tablets to be taken once weekly and calcium carbonate tablets to be taken the other six days of each week.