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									What you should know about
                   OSSOPANs 800
           microcrystalline hydroxyapatite compound IMCHC)

Please read this carefully before you start to take your medicine. If
you have any questions or are not sure about anything ask your
doctor or pharmacist.

The name of your medicine is Ossopan 800. It contains
microcrystalline hydroxyapatite compound. It is used to provide
calcium and phosphorus (which are essential for healthy bones) in
conditions such as osteoporosis.
Things to remember about Ossopan

1. Before taking your medicine read the back of
this leaflet.

2. Take your medicine as directed by your
doctor.

3. You may need to take this medicine for many
months before you begin to gain the benefit.

4. Swallow the tablets whole then take a
long drink to make sure they go down.
You will find more about Ossopan on the back of this
leaflet.

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BEFORE TAKING YOUR MEDICINE If you can answer YES to either of the
following questions tell your doctor. He may need to give you special
instructions.
Have you ever had kidney or bladder stones?
Are you paralysed or permanently bedridden?

TAKING YOUR MEDICINE Take your tablets as directed by your doctor,
usually with or before meals.
Swallow the tablets whole then take a long drink (at least half a tumblerful} to
make sure they go down.
If you forget to take a dose at the correct time take it as soon as you remember
then go on as before.
Keep taking your tablets until your doctor tells you to stop. It may be many months
before you start to gain the benefit.

STORING YOUR MEDICINE Keep your tablets in a safe place
where children cannot reach them.
If your doctor decides to stop treatment, return any leftover tablets to the
pharmacist. Only keep them if your doctor tells you to.
WHAT'S IN YOUR MEDICINE Ossopan tablets are pale buff coloured and
contain 830mg microcrystalline hydroxyapatite compound providing 178mg
calcium and 83mg phosphorus.
Ossopan tablets do not contain gluten, tartrazine or sucrose (sugar).
This leaflet provides a summary of the information available on your medicine. For
further information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

STORE IN A DRY PLACE THIS LEAFLET
APPLIES TO OSSOPAN Ulof ONLY

REMEMBER: This medicine is for YOU. Never give it to someone else
even if their symptoms are the same as yours.

This leaflet has been produced in accordance with guidelines issued by the Association of the
British Pharmaceutical Industry.
The product licence for Ossopan 800 tablets is held by
Robapharm AG. 174 St Albanrheinweg CH-4006 Basle
Switzerland


Sanofi Winthrop Ltd
One Onslow Street
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 4YS


Sanofi Winthrop Ireland Ltd
Pottery Road
Dun Laoghaire
Ireland

								
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