risedronate

Usual solid dosage form
Tablets
Available as a liquid
No
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
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Liquid strengths
-
Liquid sugar free or not
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Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
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Available as soluble tablets
No
Sub-lingual
-
Specially coated?
No
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
-
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
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Advice on administration via enteral tube
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Available as other formulations?
No
Note
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Film coated
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Modified release
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Enteric coated
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Sugar coated
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Generic drug
Risedronate sodium
Safe or appropriate to crush
Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe. Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication. Tablets may be dispersed in water immediately prior to administration.