ATC Group: M05BA07 Risedronic acid

The World Health Organization's ATC classification organizes medical drugs based on therapeutic properties, chemical composition, and anatomy. It helps make essential medicines readily available globally and is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Position of M05BA07 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 M Musculo-skeletal system
2 M05 Drugs for treatment of bone diseases
3 M05B Drugs affecting bone structure and mineralization
4 M05BA Bisphosphonates
5 M05BA07 Risedronic acid

Defined daily dose

The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.

Route Amount
ORAL - Oral 5 mg

Active ingredients in M05BA07

Active Ingredient Description
Risedronic acid

Risedronic acid is a pyridinyl bisphosphonate that binds to bone hydroxyapatite and inhibits osteoclast-mediated bone resorption. The bone turnover is reduced while the osteoblast activity and bone mineralisation is preserved.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
ACTONEL Film-coated tablet Marketing Authorisation Holder MPI, EU: SmPC
RISEDRONATE SODIUM 35 mg Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
RISONATE Film-coated tablet Health Products Regulatory Authority (IE) MPI, EU: SmPC

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