What ingredients are in Actonel?
Crospovidone, ferric oxide red (35 mg tablets only), ferric oxide yellow (5 and 35 mg tablets only), hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide.
Is there a generic for Actonel?
Actonel (risedronate sodium) has been available since 1998 for the prevention and/or treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Now, as of June 11, 2014 the FDA has approved the first generic risedronate—and you’ll be able to find it on pharmacy shelves this month.
When is the best time to take Actonel?
Take Actonel in the morning, 30 minutes to 1 hour before your first meal, drink or medication of the day. Take your Actonel 5mg and 30mg tablet at the same time of day every day. Taking your tablets at the same time each day will have the best effect.
Can you sit down after taking Actonel?
Take Actonel with a full glass of water and remain upright for at least 30 minutes after taking Actonel. Do not lie down. Avoid eating, drinking (other than water), or taking other medications for 30 minutes after taking Actonel.
Does Actonel build bone?
Fosamax and other drugs such as Actonel, Boniva, and Reclast increase bone density and help prevent and treat osteoporosis and/or reduce the risk of fractures.
Can you take vitamin D with Actonel?
No interactions were found between Actonel and Vitamin D3. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
How many years should you take Actonel?
Length of use It’s important to note that how long Actonel should be used hasn’t been determined. But for people with osteoporosis who have a low risk of bone fracture, it’s recommended that Actonel treatment last only about 3 to 5 years.
How long is it safe to take Actonel?
How long should you stay on Actonel?
Length of use. It’s important to note that how long Actonel should be used hasn’t been determined. But for people with osteoporosis who have a low risk of bone fracture, it’s recommended that Actonel treatment last only about 3 to 5 years.