Active ingredients: alendronate
What it is used for
PHARMACOR ALENDRONATE 10 is indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis*. PHARMACOR ALENDRONATE 10 is 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
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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