Medical Dictionary

risedronate

noun ris·ed·ro·nate \ ri-ˈsed-rə-ˌnāt \
variants: also risedronate sodium

medical Definition of risedronate

: a sodium bisphosphonate salt C7H10NNaO7P2 taken orally to inhibit bone resorption especially in the prevention or treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Note: Risedronate is marketed under the trademarks Actonel and Atelvia.

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