ACTONEL

Brand name authorized in: Austria Australia Brazil Canada Cyprus Germany Spain France Hong Kong Ireland Italy Netherlands Singapore United Kingdom United States

Active ingredients

The drug ACTONEL 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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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
AU
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
Identifier(s): 2191H, 4443W, 8481J, 8482K, 8972F, 9391G
BR
Câmara de Regulação do Mercado de Medicamentos
Identifier(s): 502800104119314, 502800105115312, 502813060065205, 502813060065305, 576720090088717, 576720090088817, 576720090088917
CA
Health Products and Food Branch
Identifier(s): 02246896, 02316838, 02370417
DE
Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
Identifier(s): 00096589, 00637022, 00637045, 01035650, 01035673, 01244572, 01888312, 02237717, 02649584, 03258302, 03390711, 03390763, 04015010, 05560034, 05904752, 05904769, 07210060, 07351168, 07351174, 07627044, 07631784, 10077512, 10263692, 13506669, 13506675
ES
Centro de información online de medicamentos de la AEMPS
Identifier(s): 63207, 63208, 65167, 69696, 81940
FR
Base de données publique des médicaments
Identifier(s): 60399454, 64144419, 64392560, 65740030, 69716824
GB
Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Identifier(s): 132111, 138234, 140396, 140398, 180498, 19160, 198638, 40287
HK
Department of Health Drug Office
Identifier(s): 50537, 60147
IE
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Identifier(s): 10325, 10505, 10581, 10603, 10716, 10894
IT
Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco
Identifier(s): 34568030, 34568105, 34568143
NL
Z-Index G-Standaard, PRK
Identifier(s): 59064, 68888, 85995
SG
Health Sciences Authority
Identifier(s): 11569P, 12284P, 13948P
US
FDA, National Drug Code
Identifier(s): 0430-0472, 0430-0478