Brand name: Actonel EC Once-a-Week TM
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Active ingredients: risedronate
What it is used for
Treatment of osteoporosis. Treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Preservation of bone mineral density in patients on long term corticosteroid therapy.
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 60 Months.
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.
oval, yellow, enteric-coated tablets, engraved with 'EC 35' on one side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient risedronate
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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