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Tiludronate is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat Paget's disease. It can slow the breakdown of bone and help the body build bone more normally. The medication comes in tablet form and is generally taken once a day for three months. While most people tolerate tiludronate well, potential side effects of the drug include indigestion or heartburn, nausea, and diarrhea.

What Is Tiludronate?

Tiludronate disodium (Skelid®) is a prescription medication approved to treat Paget's disease of bone.
(Click What Is Tiludronate Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

Tiludronate Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with tiludronate. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of tiludronate include, but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Tiludronate to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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