Strontium Ranelate

Strontium Ranelate- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Strontium Ranelate is a drug in Osteoporosis
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Strontium Ranelate is used
1. To reduce the risk of fractures in postmenopausal osteoporosis
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms Granules
Contraindications1. Hypersensitivity
2. Phenylketonuria
3. Severe renal impairment
4. Patients at increased risk of venous thromboembolism
Precautions1. Pregnancy
2. Lactation
3. Children and the elderly
4. Interactions
Adverse Effects 1. Nausea and diarrhoea
2. Headache
3. Eczema
4. A transient reversible increase in creatine kinase activity
5. Memory loss on long term use 6.Venous thromboembolism
7. Dermatitis
Pregnancy Category 

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