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Brand name: Alendronate plus D3 Cal (DRLA) TM

Active ingredients: alendronate + colecalciferol, calcium

What it is used for

for the treatment of: Osteoporosis in select patients where vitamin D and calcium 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.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Tablet, film coated

Capsule shaped dark green film coated tablet with a break bar on one side

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 2: Tablet

White to off-white, modified capsule-shaped uncoated tablet, debossed with "adc' on one side and '56' on the other side.

How to take this medicine: Oral

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

Storage instructions

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Store in Original Container
  • Lifetime is 18 Months.

Do I need a prescription?

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

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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