NDC 33261-554 Alendronate Sodium
|Color(s)||WHITE (C48325) |
|Shape||SQUARE (C48350) |
|Size(s)||8 MM |
NDC Code 33261-554-01
Package Description: 4 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX / 1 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
This product is EXCLUDED from the official NDC directory because the listing data was inactivated by the FDA.
What is NDC 33261-554?
The NDC code 33261-554 is assigned by the FDA to the product Alendronate Sodium which is product labeled by Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc. The product's dosage form is . The product is distributed in a single package with assigned NDC code 33261-554-01 4 blister pack in 1 box / 1 tablet in 1 blister pack. This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.
What are the uses for Alendronate Sodium?
Alendronate is used to prevent and treat certain types of bone loss (osteoporosis) in adults. Osteoporosis causes bones to become thinner and break more easily. Your chance of developing osteoporosis increases as you age, after menopause, or if you are taking corticosteroid medications (such as prednisone) for a long time. This medication works by slowing bone loss. This effect helps maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of broken bones (fractures). Alendronate belongs to a class of drugs called bisphosphonates.
Which are Alendronate Sodium UNII Codes?
The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:
- ALENDRONATE SODIUM (UNII: 2UY4M2U3RA)
- ALENDRONIC ACID (UNII: X1J18R4W8P) (Active Moiety)
Which are Alendronate Sodium Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:
- CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)
- MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
- CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)
What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Alendronate Sodium?
RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:
- RxCUI: 904431 - alendronate sodium 70 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 904431 - alendronic acid 70 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 904431 - alendronic acid 70 MG (as alendronate sodium 91.4 MG) Oral Tablet
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