Fosdin Pack

Fosdin Pack Dosage/Direction for Use

calcium citrate + vitamin d3

alendronic acid

Manufacturer:

Hersil

Distributor:

MedChoice Endocrine Group
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults: Treatment of osteoporosis in men and post-menopausal women: Weekly tablet (70 mg alendronic acid) should be taken once a week without food, at least 30 minutes before the first food, drink or drug.
Daily tablet (calcium citrate and vitamin D3) should be taken every day, preferably with food (lunch or dinner), never with the weekly tablet (70 mg alendronic acid).
NOTE: The weekly tablet (70 mg alendronic acid) should be taken without food at least 30 minutes before taking any food or drug by oral route.
The weekly tablet (70 mg alendronic acid) should only be taken with a glass of plain water (not mineral water).
After the intake of the weekly tablet (70 mg alendronic acid), the patient should stay sitting or standing up and avoid lying down.
The weekly tablet (70 mg alendronic acid) should not be chewed or dissolved in the mouth.
It is not necessary to make adjustments to the dosage in elderly patients or patients with mild or moderate renal failure (clearance of creatinine from 35 to 60 mL/min).
The daily tablet (calcium citrate and vitamin D3) should be taken once a day for 7 days.
Usual Pediatric dose: Safety and efficacy have not been established for alendronic acid.
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