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Binosto: 7 things you should know

Medically reviewed by Carmen Pope, BPharm. Last updated on March 31, 2023.

1. How it works

2. Upsides

3. Downsides

If you are between the ages of 18 and 60, take no other medication or have no other medical conditions, side effects you are more likely to experience include:

Note: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects. View complete list of side effects

4. Bottom Line

Binosto is used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and to increase bone mass in men. Binosto is available as an effervescent tablet that is mixed with water and then the mixture is drunk once a week.

5. Tips

6. Response and effectiveness

7. Interactions

Medicines that interact with Binosto may either decrease its effect, affect how long it works, increase side effects, or have less of an effect when taken with Binosto. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does. Speak to your doctor about how drug interactions should be managed.

Common medications that may interact with Binosto include:

Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with Binosto. You should refer to the prescribing information for Binosto for a complete list of interactions.


Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Binosto only for the indication prescribed.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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