Side effect(s) of Alendronate

Read the side effects of Alendronate as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Postmenopausal women

Gastrointestinal- Abdominal pain, nausea, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, acid regurgitation esophageal ulcer, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and stomach inflammation.

Musculoskeletal - Bone, muscle/joint pain, muscle cramp and osteonecrosis of the jaw.

Central Nervous System - Headache and dizziness.

ENT- Taste perversion.

Men

Gastrointestinal - Acid regurgitation, flatulence, heart burn, diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea.

Body as a Whole - Hypersensitivity reactions, muscle pain, uneasiness, weakness and rarely fever.

Central Nervous system- Dizziness and fainting.

Skin- Rash (occasionally with photosensitivity), itching, hair loss, rarely severe skin reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Eye- Eye inflammation.
Other Precautions : *It may cause severe bone, muscle, or joint pain.
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