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Actonel (Risedronate)

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Actonel (Risedronate) is used in the treatment of osteoporosis, • in postmenopausal women, even if osteoporosis is severe. • in men.

Hi my name is garvin this film is on actonel so actonel or the chemical ingredient result relates sodium you take these tablets first thing after you get up in the morning you swallowed a tablet hole with a large glass of water at least half an hour before you have your breakfast you remain sitting or standing upright for at least 30 minutes after taking the tablet

That isn’t very important that’s why i said it first so why do you take actonel actonel is a by phosphonate medicine and is prescribed for the treatment of two conditions which affect the bones it is prescribed as a treatment for attaining of the bones or osteoporosis and is also used to prevent bone damage and people with paget’s disease of the bone so how do you

Take actonel you take the tablets exactly as your doctor tells you to there are three strengths of actonel tablets available 5 milligram 30 milligram and a 35 milligram to 30 milligram tablets are prescribed for people with paget’s disease where people being treated for taining of the bones or osteoporosis will receive either a 5 milligram or 35 milligrams trained

Tablet depending on which strength of tablets were prescribed your doctor will ask you to take either one dose each day or one dose each week as a guide if you are given a 5 milligram or 30 milligram tablets these are taken each day if you are given 35 milligrams tablets these are taken one day of the week only if you’re unsure about how often to take your tablets

Ask your pharmacist or doctor for further advice so you take your tablet first thing after getting up in the morning swallow your tablet whole do not crush or shoot a tablet take it with a glass of water at least 30 minutes before you have any food or other drinks or medicines it is important that you remain sitting or standing upright for at least 30 minutes

Afterwards this is to stop the tablet from getting stuck in your throat or doing any damage before it reaches your stomach if you forget to take your tablet first thing in the morning you can take us when you remember later in the day provided that you do not eat food or have anything to drink during the two hours before you take the tablet or during the two hours

After you take the tablet it is particularly important you do not have any milk or any drinks containing milk during this time if this is not possible or if it is getting near to bedtime then do not take a tablet on that day if you normally take actonel each day just carry on as usual the next day do not take double dose to make up for an earlier missles if you

Usually take ax know just once a week then take the miss dose on the following day and then take your next dose on your usual day of the week if you’re taking actonel combi it is in a combination treatment which contains razajin it’s sodium tablets which is actonel and sash’s which contain granules of calcium and can co-occur seafarin it is a treatment for women

You will be asked to take one tablet on the first day of each week and one sachet of the granules for the other six days of the week following to follow the instructions above for taking the tablet to take the granules dissolve the contents of one sachet into a glass of water stir it to mix and then drink it as soon as the fizzing has stopped foods which contain

Spinach rhubarb and whole cereals can prevent you from absorbing the full amount of calcium it is best to avoid these types of food for the two hours before and the two hours after taking the granules never take actonel tablets and the same day as you take two sashes so getting the most from your treatment do not take any mineral supplements or any interjection

Remedies or anything which might contain iron or calcium during the two hours before and the two hours after taking actonel sodium this is because these things interfere wish massagin it’s sodium and stop it from being absorbed by your body also you should never take rahsaan turn its sodium tablets before you get out of bed in morning or at bedtime remember to

Keep your regular appointments which are doctors so that your progress can be monitored properly good dental hygiene is important during treatment with dis medicine this means that you must brush your teeth regularly and have regular dental check-ups you should also make sure that your dentist is aware that you were taking razajin at sodium some dental treatments

May not be recommended for you while you are taking the tablets so treatment which prasad renewed sodium will last several months or longer continue to take the tablets until you’re advised otherwise by your doctor it may be necessary for you to take supplements of calcium and vitamin d alongside this treatment if so your doctor will prescribe these for you if

You buy any medicines check with your pharmacist that they are suitable for you to take this is because mineral supplements as i said are in preparations and some indigestion remedies reduce the amount of result on its sodium which your body absorbs this could make your treatment less effective so eating a well-balanced diet and taking regular exercise can help

Your bones stay strong remember to follow any exercise or dietary advice your doctor gives you chemicals from tobacco can get into your bloodstream and can affect your bones making bone loss worse if you smoke you should make every effort to stop ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice on stopping so the main side effects of these tablets would be indigestion

Diarrhea and constipation headache muscle and joint pain and for pregnancy it’s to be avoided in pregnancy and if you’re breastfeeding also you to avoid actonel if you’re breastfeeding and for monitoring correct hypocalcemia before starting so correct other disturbances of bone and mineral metabolism at the onset of treatment this will be done by a gp before you

Start your actonel treatment if you have any questions you can contact me to the live pharmacist under websites you can email me or call in to lynch’s pharmacy in cork thank you for watching

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Actonel (Risedronate) By G. J. Lynch