Actonel Combi D is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) risedronate, calcium + colecalciferol. On this page you will find out more about Actonel Combi D, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: risedronate
Active ingredient in this medicine: calcium + colecalciferol
Information for medicine and pack size:
Actonel Combi D (1 x Actonel Once-a-Week tablet, 6 x Actonel Combi D sachets), 1 pack
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Treatment of osteoporosis. Treatment of glucococorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Preservation of bone mineral density in patients on long term corticosteroid therapy.
Table of characteristics
1 week (1 x risedronate sodium tablet and 6 x calcium carbonate/colecalciferol sachets): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
2 weeks (2 x risedronate sodium tablet and 12 x calcium carbonate/colecalciferol sachets): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
3 weeks (3 x risedronate sodium tablet and 18 x calcium carbonate/colecalciferol sachets): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
4 weeks (4 x risedronate sodium tablet and 24 x calcium carbonate/colecalciferol sachets): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
|Visual appearance||OVAL SHAPED, FILM-COATED TABLET, LIGHT ORANGE ENGRAVED "RSN" ON ONE SIDE AND "35MG" ON THE OTHER.|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
|Visual appearance||free flowing white granules without lumps|
|Dosage Form||Granules, effervescent|
|Route of administration||Oral|
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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