Recommended for general use within NHSScotland.
Risedronate sodium (Actonel®) is a once weekly formulation which offers a convenient, cost neutral alternative to once daily medication for the prophylaxis and treatment of osteoporosis in post menopausal women.
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- Medicine name:
- Risedronate sodium (Actonel®)
- SMC ID:
- Osteoporosis in post menopausal women
- Pharmaceutical company
- Procter and Gamble
- BNF chapter
- Endocrine system
- Submission type
- Date advice published
- 09 May 2003