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6 Endocrine system
06-06-02 Bisphosphonates

Alendronic Acid
First Choice
70mg tablets (once weekly preparation)


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Risedronate
Formulary
35mg tablets (once weekly preparation)

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Sodium Clodronate
Formulary
Tablets

Restricted Item Specialist Initiation Only

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Disodium Pamidronate
Formulary
Concentrate for Intravenous Infusion

note Refer to Electrolyte Disturbances Guidelines for dosage in hypercalcaemia
Link  PAT: Electrolyte Disturbances Guidance
 

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Ibandronic Acid Bondronat®
Formulary
50mg Tablets
Concentrate for infusion

note Approved for reduction of bone damage in bone metastases in advanced breast cancer


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Zoledronic Acid Aclasta®
Formulary
Intravenous infusion

note For:
Paget's disease of bone,
Postmenopausal osteoporosis (Restricted ItemSee GMMMG NTS recommendation),
and osteoporosis in men
Link  GMMMG NTS: Aclasta for postmenopausal osteoporosis
Link  Patient alert card: osteonecrosis of the jaw
 

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Zoledronic Acid Zometa®
Formulary
Intravenous infusion

note For reduction of bone damage in advanced malignancies involving bone, and hypercalcaemia of malignancy
Link  Patient alert card: osteonecrosis of the jaw
 

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Alendronic Acid
Non Formulary
10mg once daily tablets

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Alendronic Acid with colecalciferol Fosavance®
Non Formulary

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Disodium Etidronate Didronel PMO®
Non Formulary

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Disodium Etidronate Didronel®
Non Formulary

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Ibandronic acid  Bonviva®
Non Formulary
150mg tablets (once a month preparation)


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Sodium Clodronate Clasteon®
Non Formulary

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Tiludronic Acid Skelid®
Non Formulary

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