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When and How to Take Tiludronate

General considerations for when and how to take tiludronate include the following:
  • The medication comes in tablet form. It is taken by mouth every day for three months.
  • Take tiludronate on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking a dose. Do not eat for two hours before or after taking the medication. Many foods interact with tiludronate, decreasing its absorption into the body (making it less effective).
  • Swallow tiludronate tablets whole with a full glass of plain water (not any other beverage).
  • Do not take vitamins, minerals, or antacids that contain calcium, iron, magnesium, or aluminum within two hours of taking tiludronate (see Drug Interactions With Tiludronate).
  • It is best to take tiludronate at the same time each day to maintain an even level of the medication in your blood.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Tiludronate

There is only one recommended tiludronate dose, regardless of your age, weight, or other medical conditions. As is always the case, do not adjust your tiludronate dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Tiludronate Dosing for more information.)

Tiludronate Drug Interactions

Tiludronate can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Tiludronate).
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