All the Drug Class Drugs
Bisphosphonate. Zoledronic Acid 5 mg / 100 ml. SOL. FOR INFUS: 1 x 100 ml.
Single I.V. infus. 5 mg x 1 yr. See lit.
Tmt. Paget’s dis. of bone. Tmt. osteoporos.
post-menopaus. women, men at incr. risk
fracture, incl. recent low trauma hip
fracture. Tmt./prevent. glucocorticoidinduc.
osteoporos. Prevent. post
menopaus. osteoporos. in women when
biphosphonate ther. indicat.
C/I: Hypersens. to excips. or any
bisphosphonates, hypocalcem., pregn.,
lact., sev. ren. impair. (CLcr<35 mL/min).
Bisphosphonate. Risedronate Sodium 150 mg. TABS.:1,2,3,4. Tab wkly. to be swallowed whole and not sucked or chewed in an upright position with glass of plain water, at least 30 mins. bef. first food, other medicine or drink (except water) of the day. Pts should not lie down for 30 mins aft. taking tab.
Tmt. of postmenopaus. osteoporosis. Prevent. of postmenopaus. osteoporosis
C/I: Hypersens. Hypocalcaem. Preg., lact.
Severe renal impair.(CrCl <30 ml/min).
Inabil. to stand or sit upright for at least 30 min.
Bisphosphonate. Alendronic Acid 70 mg, Cholecalciferol 140 mcg. TABS: 4. 1 tab 1 x wkly at least 1/2 hr.
bef. first food, beverage or medicat. of
day, with full glass plain water only, to
be swallowed whole, in upright
position. Not to lie down for at least 30
mins. and until after first food.
Tmt. osteoporos. in postmenopaus.
women, to reduce incidence fractures
hip and spine, to incr. bone mass in men
C/I: Esophag. abnorms, inability to
stand/sit upright for at least 30 mins.,
hypocalcem., hypersens. See lit.