FILM COATED TABLETS: 2. Dosage:
The recommended dose in adults is one 75 mg tablet orally before breakfast: at least 30 minutes before the first food, other medicinal product or drink (other than plain water) on two consecutive days a month. The first tablet should be taken on the same day each month, followed by the second tablet the next day. Prescribing Restrictions:
Treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at increased risk of fractures.
Prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who are at risk of developing osteoporosis and for whom the desired clinical outcome is to maintain bone mass and to reduce the risk of fracture. Contra-Indications:
Hypersensitivity to risedronate sodium or to any of the excipients. Hypocalcaemia, pregnancy and lactation, severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance <30ml/min). Special Precautions:
See prescribing information for full details. Side Effects:
See prescribing information for full details. Drug Interactions:
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