6 Nov 2011
I realize this answer is very late
Atelvia is a prescription only medicine so price may vary depending on if you have insurance or not.
Atelvia (risedronate) is in a group of medicines called bisphosphonates. It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Risedronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures.
Atelvia is a prescription medicine used to treat osteoporosis in women after menopause.
- Atelvia Information for Consumers
- Atelvia Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Atelvia (detailed)
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The least expensive pharmacy I have contacted if $213 for four patches. If there is anyplace to get it less expensive it would be nice to know.
My blood pressure has been very low since I am on Atelvia
I ask because we have no benefits and this is expensive to buy!!!