Bisphosphonates, which include alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel), zoledronic acid (Reclast), and ibandronate (Boniva
) are recommended as the initial treatment.
Osteopenia treatment includes medications, which include bisphosphonate medications, such as ibandronate (Boniva
), alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel), zoledronate (Reclast) and raloxifene (Evista).
Bisphosphonate drugs, such as alendronate (Fosamax), ibandronate (Boniva
) and zoledronic acid (Reclast), are proven to combat bone loss and fractures in people with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis.
Bisphophonate drugs such as alendronate (Fosamax) and ibandronate (Boniva
) for osteoporosis inhibit osteoclast-mediated bone resorption.
The regulatory agency has determined the product to be bioequivalent to Hoffmann La Roche Inc.'s Boniva
, indicated for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Among the actions that need to be taken are the incorporation of denosumab (Prolia) and ibandronate (Boniva
) into the treatment recommendations, as well as clarification of the recommendation for supplemental calcium in light of recent evidence of an association between high serum calcium and increased cardiovascular risk.
The product is a generic version of Hoffmann-La Roche's Boniva
Table 1 First-Generation Drugs Second Generation Non-nitrogen containing BPs (NNBP) (Aminobisphosphonate Drugs) Nitrogen containing BPs (NBP) Bonefos (clodronate) Actonel (risedronate sodium) Relative potency of 10 PO and IV Relative potency of 5000 PO formulations Aredia (pamidronate disodium) Didronel (etidronate disodium) Relative potency 100 IV Relative potency of 1 PO Boniva
(ibandronate sodium) Skelid (tiludronic disodium) Relative potency 10000 Relative potency of 10 PO PO and IV formulations Fosamax (alendronate sodium) Relative potency 1000 PO Reclast (zoledronic acid) Relative potency 100000 IV Formulation Infused annually for osteoporosis FDA approval pendin Zometa (zoledronic acid) Relative potency 100000 IV Table 2 Risk factors Literature Of Review 1.
Its major drugs include Accutane for acne vulgaris, Aurorix for depression, Actemra for rheumatoid arthrritis, Boniva
for osteopososis, Cellcept for transplant rejection and Dilatrend for hypertension.
) is another oral (FDA-approved for prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis) and intravenous (IV) (FDA-approved for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis) BP preparation, which is dosed at monthly intervals orally (150 mg) and 3-month intervals intravenously (3 mg).
Oral bisphosphonates--alen-dronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel), and ibandronate (Boniva
)--are often the first-line treatments for osteoporosis.