Table 2:

Percentage of generic oral bisphosphonates of the total dispensed by ODB in the 3 months following formulary availability

Generic bisphosphonatePercentage of total drugs dispensed to patients in the community
1st mo2nd mo3rd mo
Daily alendronate596781
Weekly alendronate438895
Daily risedronate157385
Weekly risedronate189196
Monthly risedronate138693
Weekly alendronate + vitamin D518090
  • Note: ODB = Ontario Drug Benefit.