Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of risedronate

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

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