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Tiludronate, Skelid

Description

Tiludronate, a biphosphonate, is used to treat Paget's disease. It slows the weakening of bone by decreasing the breakdown of bone.

Action

biphosphate, binds to hydroxyapetate

Indications

Tiludronate, a biphosphonate, is used to treat Paget's disease. It slows the weakening of bone by decreasing the breakdown of bone.

Side Effects

Although side effects from tiludronate are not common, they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

* upset stomach
* diarrhea
* stomach irritation or pain
* gas
* constipation
* vomiting
* decreased appetite
* swelling of the feet or legs
* headache
* dizziness
* nasal congestion
* muscle, joint, or bone pain
* red or irritated eyes
* throat pain
* difficulty sleeping
* tingling in extremities
* nervousness
* muscle contractions

If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:

* rash
* blurred or decreased vision
* chest pain
* difficulty swallowing
* coughing
* fever
* sinus or respiratory infection


Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Calcium
Some experts suggest that calcium should be taken separately from biphosphates.

 

 

 

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