Residron Description

risedronic acid


Mega Lifesciences


Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Each film-coated tablet of Residron contains risedronate sodium hemipenta hydrate 40.17 mg equivalent to risedronate sodium 35 mg.
It also contains the following excipients: Pregelatinised starch, microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, opadry white IH (titanium dioxide, lactose monohydrate, macrogol 4000, hypromellose), ethanol 96%, purified water.
Risedronate sodium is a pyridinyl bisphosphonate that inhibits osteoclast-mediated bone resorption and modulates bone metabolism. The empirical formula for risedronate sodium hemi-pentahydrate is C7H10NO7P2Na 2.5 H2O. Risedronate sodium is [1-hydroxy-2-(3-pyridinyl) ethylidene] bis (phosphonic acid) monosodium salt.
Molecular Weight: Anhydrous: 305.1. Hemi-pentahydrate: 350.13.
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