Actonel (risedronate) for osteoporosis

Physicians may ask you about using Actonel (risedronate) for osteoporosis...due to a recent report in JAMA.

It shows that Actonel reduces the risk of fractures...and causes no more GI side effects than placebo.

Actonel is a bisphosphonate...similar to Fosamax. But so far, Actonel is only approved for Paget's disease...not osteoporosis.

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