Postmenopausal osteoporosis, osteoporosis in men at high risk of fractures
Orally: 35mg once a week in an empty stomach (at least 30 minutes before food.
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Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
Medisel Kenya Ltd
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It is a bisphosphonate that acts by inhibiting osteoclast activity, although the precise mechanism is still not clear. They have a high affinity of bisphosphonates for bone mineral.
Treatment of hypocalcemia and other bone and mineral metabolism first before starting on therapy; dysphagia, esophagitis, and esophageal or gastric ulcers, products/food containing polyvalent cations.
Patients known to be hypersensitive [allergic] to Risedronate and other bisphosphonates; severe renal impairment.
Headache; GI disturbances; abdominal pain; rash; myalgia; flu-like illness