01. Treatment of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: For the treatment of osteoporosis Ostel-D increases bone mass and reduce the incidence of fractures, including those of the hip and spine. 02. Treatment to Increase Bone Mass in Men with Osteoporosis
Dosage & Administration:
Treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women: Ostel™-D 70/2800 tablet once weekly. Treatment to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis: Ostel™-D 70/2800 tablet once weekly. To permit adequate absorption, Ostel™-D must be taken at least 30 minutes before the first food, beverage or medication of the day with plain water only. Other beverages (including mineral water), food and some medications are likely to reduce the absorption of Alendronate. To facilitate delivery to the stomach and thus to reduce the potential for esophageal irritation, Ostel™-D tablet should only be swallowed upon rising for the day with a full glass of water. Patients should not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Alendronate until after their first food of the day. Patients should not chew or suck on the tablet Ostel™-D should not be taken at bed time.
Ostel™-D 70/2800 Tablet: Each box contains 1 x 8 tablets in Alu-Alu blister pack.