Bazedoxifene / Conjugated Estrogens Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Osteoporosis

Initial dose: Bazedoxifene-conjugated estrogens 20 mg-0.45 mg tablet orally daily
Duration of therapy: Bazedoxifene-conjugated estrogens should be for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the patient.

Approved indication: Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with Menopause and
Prevention of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis.

Usual Adult Dose for Postmenopausal Symptoms

Initial dose: Bazedoxifene-conjugated estrogens 20 mg-0.45 mg tablet orally daily
Duration of therapy: Bazedoxifene-conjugated estrogens should be for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals and risks for the patient.

Approved indication: Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with Menopause and
Prevention of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Not recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for dosing related precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Take without regard to meals
-Swallow tablets whole
-If taking for prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis supplemental calcium and/or vitamin D should be added to the diet if daily intake is inadequate
-If a dose is missed, it should be taken as soon as remembered, but two doses should not be taken at the same time

Storage requirements:
-Tablets should not be removed from blisters
-After opening foil pouch, product must be used within 60 days

General: When prescribed for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, therapy should only be considered for women at significant risk of osteoporosis and non-estrogen medication should be considered.

Monitoring: Thyroid function in women on thyroid replacement

Patient advice:
-Do not place in pill boxes or pill organizers
-Record date that the blister package is opened in the space provided on the package

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