Alendroxl

Alendroxl

alendronic acid

Manufacturer:

XL Lab

Distributor:

Sonchel

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Alendronic acid (as alendronate Na)
Indications/Uses
Postmenopausal osteoporosis & osteoporosis in men.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take w/ a full glass of plain water only, at least 30 min before the 1st food/drink/medication of the day & remain in sitting/upright position for at least 30 min. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Active upper GI problems eg, dysphagia, esophageal disease, gastritis, duodenitis or ulcers, recent history of peptic ulcer, active GI bleeding or upper GIT surgery; Barrett's esophagus. Not to be used during pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions including urticaria & angioedema, headache, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, esophageal ulcer, dysphagia, abdominal distension & acid regurgitation.
Drug Interactions
May interfere absorption w/ food & beverages (including mineral water), Ca supplements, antacids & some oral drugs. GI irritation w/ NSAIDs.
ATC Classification
M05BA04 - alendronic acid ; Belongs to the class of bisphosphonates. Used in the treatment of bone diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Alendroxl tab 70 mg
Packing/Price
2's
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