Generic Actonel


Manufacturer: Sanofi Pharmaceutical

Active IngredientRisedronate Sodium
Drug ClassBisphosphonates

Actonel is a medicine composed of Risedronate Sodium as active ingredient. The component is a member of a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It is approved for prevention and treatment of certain types of bone loss i.e. osteoporosis in adults. The renowned pharmaceutical company, Sanofi India Ltd manufactures this medicine. The medicine is composed as conventional tablet and made available in dosage as 5mg, 35 mg and 150 mg

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Generic Actonel - 5mg

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Generic Actonel - 150mg

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Generic Actonel - 35mg

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Active Ingredient

This conventional tablet is composed with Risedronate Sodium as active ingredient. This ingredient belongs to a group of bisphosphonates. The component is a sodium salt of risedronic acid, a synthetic pyridinyl bisphosphonate.


The medicine is used to treat Paget’s disease of bone i.e. osteitis deformans and in the treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women. This pill also treats osteoporosis in men. The given medicine also helps to prevent and to treat osteoporosis caused by steroid medications, which is glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.

Action Mechanism

The given medicine Actonel works by slowing the bone loss and maintains strong bones. It also reduces the risk of broken bones I.e. fractures. In the medicine, Risedronic acid binds to hydroxyapatite crystals in bone and inhibits osteoclast-dependent bone resorption. The active component of this pill acts to strengthen bone. It inhibits bone removal by osteoclasts. It also slows down the rate at which bone is dissolved and increases the amount of bone. The component is more potent in blocking the dissolution of bone than etidronate and alendronate.


The given medicine Actonel is composed with bisphosphonate that treats osteoporosis in adults. The same is available as:

  • 5 mg : This dosage is to be consumed as prescribed by the doctor
  • 35 mg :  Take this medicine early in the morning on an empty stomach, exactly directed by the doctor
  • 150 mg :  Do not exceed doctor’s prescription, for attaining safe and effective results.

Mild Side Effects Of Actonel

  • pain, such as back pain
  • flu-like symptoms, including fever, chills, and muscle aches
  • headache
  • increased blood pressure
  • digestive problems, including indigestion, constipation, and diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • trouble sleeping
  • skin rash

Symptoms Of A Mild Allergic Reaction

  • skin rash
  • itchiness
  • flushing (warmth and redness in your skin)

Severe Allergic Reaction

  • swelling under your skin, typically in your eyelids, lips, hands, or feet
  • swelling of your tongue, mouth, or throat
  • trouble breathing


This medicine should not be taken at bedtime. Take this tablet with water. Do not take this medicine with other beverages. Avoid lying down at least for 30 minutes after consuming this medicine.


What Is Actonel?

Actonel is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis and a brand name of the prescription drug of risedronate.

What if I overdosed Actonel?

You may cause seizures numbness or tingling around the mouth, or in the hands or feet, muscle spasms, cramps, or twitches.

What if I missed a prescribed dose Actonel?

Take a missed dose as soon as remember.

What should I know about the dosage of Actonel?

Do not take two tablets in a day.

How long does it take for the side effects of Actonel to wear off?

It takes several months to wear off the side effects.

Additional information


5mg, 150mg, 35mg


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