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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
I have been taking actenol once a week for about 8-9 months. I am experiencing intense hip and leg pain and wonder if there is a relationship between the drug and my pain.
There can be many reasons for hip and leg pain (pinched nerve, disk problem, etc). You can always discontinue the Actonel for a month to see if the pain resolves. Once it resolves, you can try the medication once more to be sure the improvement was not just a coincidence.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati