Active ingredients: alendronate + colecalciferol
What it is used for
TRADENAMES are indicated for the treatment of: ? Osteoporosis* in select patients where vitamin D supplementation is recommended,* 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
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white, modified capsule-shaped uncoated tablet, debossed with ADC on one side and 56 on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient alendronate + colecalciferol
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