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Brand name: Alendronate Plus D3 70 mg/140 microgram (Apo) TM

Active ingredients: alendronate + colecalciferol

What it is used for

Alendronate Plus D 70 mg/70 µg and Alendronate Plus D 70 mg/140 µg tablets are indicated for the treatment of:,Osteoporosis in select patients where vitamin D supplementation is recommended.,Prior to treatment, osteroporosis 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
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Protect from Light
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

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

Visual appearance

White to off-white, rectangular, biconvex tablet. Engraved APO on one side, ALE-D56 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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 September 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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