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​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly)

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Bisphosphonate

​Alendronate and Risedronate (Weekly) - What is it for

​Alendronate and Risedronate belong to a class of medicines called “bisphosphonates”. They are used to treat and prevent osteoporosis – which causes bones to become weak and brittle – by reducing bone breakdown.

  • Updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Singapore General Hospital

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