Risedronate (Actonel)

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Also known as Actonel Einmal Woechentlich, Actonel O.A.W., Actonel one a week, Actonel Wekelijks, Actonel with Calcium, Atelvia, Benet, Ductonar, Gemfos, Maxidronato, NE 58095, Optinate, Optinate Septimum, Orafix, Osteonate, Osteorise, Ridron, Rised, Risedon, risedronic acid, risedronate sodium, Risendal, Risofos, Sedron, Seralis.

General information

Class/mechanism: Bisphosphonate, inhibits osteoclast activity, dissolution of hydroxyapatite crystals, and bone resorption/turnover.[1][2][3]
Route: PO
Extravasation: n/a

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Patient drug information

Also known as

  • Brand names: Actonel, Orafix, Ribone, Risedol, Risofos