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Brand name: Binosto TM

Active ingredients: alendronate

What it is used for

BINOSTO is indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis. Prior to treatment, osteoporosis must be confirmed by the finding of low bone mass of at least 2 standard deviations below the gender specific mean for young adults or by the presence of osteoporotic fracture

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white round, flat tablet with bevelled edges

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient alendronate

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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