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DR Tablet
Atelvia DR
4 DR Tablet

What is Atelvia DR/Risedronate used for?

This medicine is used to treat Paget's bone disease, osteoporosis, bone loss due to long term use of corticosteroids and in post menopausal women..

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is to be taken by the patient in whom it was prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Atelvia DR/Risedronate be stored?

Store Tablet between 68 and 77 degrees F.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Atelvia DR/Risedronate not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine you have low calcium levels vitamin D deficiency problem swallowing

What precautions should I follow when taking Atelvia DR/Risedronate?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine if you have any other medical condition, especially kidney problems

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Atelvia DR/Risedronate?

This medicine should not be used with antacids or mineral supplements containing calcium. Do not lie down, eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking this medicine.

What are the side effects of Atelvia DR/Risedronate?

Most severe:  Chest pain; intestinal pain, black tarry stools, vision changes, allergic reaction (skin rash, itching, swelling of the lips, face, tongue, or throat.

Most common:  Joint pain; diarrhea; headache; stomach pain; rash; flu-like symptoms; nausea; swelling; dizziness; constipation; weakness; bone pain; sinus infection; belching; leg cramps; muscle weakness; bronchitis; vision problems; ringing in the ears; dry eyes.

Other: Red, sore eyes

How should I take Atelvia DR/Risedronate?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depend on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. This medicine should be taken once daily for 2 months. Take this medicine at least 30 minutes before the first food or drink of the day, other than water. To reduce possible stomach side effects, you should take this medicine while standing or sitting, up with a full glass (6 to 8 oz) of water. Avoid lying down for 30 minutes after taking this medicine. Take vitamin D and calcium supplements if your dietary intake is inadequate. Take at a different time of day. Do not eat or take products that contain calcium, aluminum, or magnesium at the same time as this medication. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your doctor. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than is prescribed unless advised to do so by your doctor or health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your doctor. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your doctor. If more than one dose is missed, contact your doctor or pharmacist.