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What are the side effects of Risedronate?

I have been prescribed Risedronate Sodium Tablets for treatment of Paget s Disease by my doctor. I am considering not starting treatment with this medication due to it s many side effects. What other medication do you recommend for treatment of Paget s Disease? I am a 72 year old female.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
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Hi,

Side effects are chest pain, discomfort or pain or burning under the ribs or in the back, swallowing difficulty and severe joint and bone pain.

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