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Review: Atelvia side effects

In this review, we analyze Atelvia side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Atelvia. The review is based on 117 people who have side effects while taking Atelvia from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Atelvia

Atelvia (latest outcomes from 124 users) has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (risedronate sodium): Actonel, Risedronate Sodium.

On Feb, 18, 2015: 117 people who reported to have side effects when taking Atelvia are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Arthralgia (joint pain)Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus)Balance DisorderArteriosclerosis (thickening and hardening of arteries)Coughn/aBack PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Back PainAbdominal Pain UpperOral Herpes (viral infection of mouth)DeathColitis (inflammation of colon)Headache (pain in head)
Myalgia (muscle pain)Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Weight IncreasedDiarrhoea
Abdominal PainFrequent Bowel MovementsPain
Influenza Like IllnessEye InflammationFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Joint SwellingEye PainAbdominal Pain
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Scleritis (inflammation of sclera)Pyrexia (fever)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Rash (redness)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Musculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves)Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Chest PainFlatulence (flatus expelled through the anus)Back Pain

Most common side effects by gender * :

Arthralgia (joint pain)Autonomic Neuropathy (malfunction of the autonomic nervous system (ans))
Back PainDysuria (painful or difficult urination)
Abdominal PainArteriosclerosis (thickening and hardening of arteries)
Myalgia (muscle pain)Death
Headache (pain in head)Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain UpperAnaphylactic Reaction (serious allergic reaction)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Cellulitis Staphylococcal (a type of bacteria originated skin soft tissue infection)
Chest PainTherapeutic Response Decreased (less preventive response)

Most common side effects by age * :

n/an/an/an/an/aNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Back PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Abdominal PainHeadache (pain in head)Diarrhoea
DiarrhoeaArthralgia (joint pain)Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Pruritus Generalised (generalized itching)Myalgia (muscle pain)Dyspepsia (indigestion)
Application Site Pruritus (application site severe itching of the skin)Abdominal PainAbdominal Pain
Application Site Erythema (redness of the skin at application site)Pyrexia (fever)Pain
Bone PainChest PainMyalgia (muscle pain)
Migraine (headache)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)Gait Disturbance
Smoke SensitivityChest DiscomfortConstipation
Pericardial Effusion (fluid around the heart)Influenza Like IllnessBronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

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