Data provided by Applied Health
side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• It Is important to take this medication only with water. Take this medication with 6-8 ounces of water and wait 30 minutes before consuming any other fluids or food.1
• Supplementation with calcium and vitamin D may aid in bone formation, and therefore may enhance the benefits of Aredia. Take a supplement that contains calcium, vitamin D, and phosphate, for best results. Do not take these supplements within two hours of taking Aredia since drug malabsorption may occur.2
• None known at this time.3
References1 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
1 Rybacki JJ. The Concise Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs. HarperCollins, 1997.
1 Facts and Comparisons, Clinisphere 2.0, Wolters Kluwer Company, 2000
2 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
2 Facts and Comparisons, Clinisphere 2.0, Wolters Kluwer Company, 2000
2 Jara A, Lee E, Stauber D, Moatamed F, Felsenfeld AJ, Kleeman CR. Phosphate depletion in the rat: effect of bisphosphonates and the calcemic response to PTH. Kidney Int. 1999 Apr;55(4):1434-43.
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