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Precautions and Warnings With Etidronate

Who Should Not Take Etidronate?

You should not take etidronate if you:
 
  • Are allergic to etidronate disodium, Didronel, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.

 

  • Have an abnormality of the esophagus that causes problems swallowing. Such problems might include an esophageal stricture or achalasia. 

 

  • Have osteomalacia (weak bones caused by a vitamin D deficiency).
     

Etidronate Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which etidronate should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific etidronate warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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