ACTAMAX

Brand name authorized in: South Africa

Active ingredients

The drug ACTAMAX contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Risedronic acid
UNII OFG5EXG60L - RISEDRONATE SODIUM

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.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Risedronic acid
M Musculo-skeletal system → M05 Drugs for treatment of bone diseases → M05B Drugs affecting bone structure and mineralization → M05BA Bisphosphonates
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