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Osteoporosis

Side effect of Actonel

10/27/2006

Question:

I have been taking Actonel for about 10 months. Shortly after starting this my left foot and leg (Edema) started swelling and now my right foot is also swelling. The doctor does not know why. Could Actonel be the problem?

 

Answer:

It is unlikely that Actonel is the problem, but you can always discontinue the medication for a month to see if your condition improves.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati