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Risedronate (Actonel)

Also known as Actonel

Risedronic acid (INN) or risedronate sodium (USAN) is a bisphosphonate used to strengthen bone, treat or prevent osteoporosis, and treat Paget's disease of bone. It is produced and marketed by Warner Chilcott, Sanofi-Aventis, and in Japan by Takeda under the trade names Actonel, Atelvia, and Benet. It is also available in a preparation that includes a calcium carbonate supplement, as Actonel with Calcium.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $104.4 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed risedronate to treat osteoporosis, bone disorder, mitral valve disease, and sarcoidosis.

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