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Salost 35mg 4pcs

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Tablet. Manufacturer/Distributor: UniMed & UniHealth Manufacturers Ltd.

Generic Name: Risedronate 35mg Sodium USP

Categories: Bone Metabolism

Generic: Risedronate Sodium

Brand: Unimed & Unihealth

Pack Size: 4S

This is in a group of medicines called bisphosphonates. It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. It slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures. Risedronate is a prescription medicine used:

  • To prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
  • To increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis.
  • To prevent and treat osteoporosis in men and women that is caused by treatment with steroid medicines such as prednisone.
  • To treat Paget’s disease of bone in men and women.

Dosage: Treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis, to reduce the risk of vertebral fractures. Treatment of established postmenopausal osteoporosis, to reduce the risk of hip fractures: The recommended dose is Risedronate Sodium 5 mg once daily or Risedronate Sodium 35 mg once weekly on the same day each week or Risedronate Sodium 150 mg once monthly. 


Prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with increased risk of osteoporosis: The recommended dose is Risedronate Sodium 5 mg once daily. 

To maintain or increase bone mass in postmenopausal women undergoing long-term (more than 3 months): Systemic corticosteroid treatment at doses 7.5 mg/day prednisone or equivalent. The recommended dose is Risedronate Sodium 5 mg once daily. 

Treatment of osteoporosis in men at high risk of fractures: The recommended dose is Risedronate Sodium 35 mg once weekly. The tablet should be taken on the same day each week.


Side effects: 

Serious side effects:

  • chest pain;
  • difficulty or pain when swallowing;
  • pain or burning under the ribs or in the back;
  • new or worsening heartburn;
  • severe joint, bone, or muscle pain; or
  • jaw pain, numbness, or swelling.
Less serious side effects:
  • mild heartburn or stomach upset;
  • diarrhea, gas,or constipation;
  • mild joint or back pain;
  • headache.

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