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Brand name: Alendraccord TM

Active ingredients: alendronate

What it is used for

ALENDRACCORD TABLETS 10mg are indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis*. ALENDRACCORD TABLETS 10mg are also indicated for treatment and prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in post menopausal women not receiving oestrogen and who are on long term corticosteroid therapy. *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 a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

White to off white, oval, biconvex tablet debossed with "10" on one side and plain on other side.

Do I need a prescription?

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

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient alendronate

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.

Download leaflet

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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

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

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