Actonel Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Actonel?You should not take Actonel if you:
- Are allergic to Actonel, risedronate, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have an abnormality of the esophagus that causes problems swallowing. Such problems might include an esophageal stricture or achalasia.
- Have low blood calcium (hypocalcemia).
- Cannot sit or stand upright for 30 minutes (which is necessary in order to take Actonel).