The following drug information is obtained from various newswires, published medical journal articles, and medical conference presentations.

Approval Status:

Approved April 1998

Specific Treatments:

Paget's Disease

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General Information

Actonel has been approved as a new therapy for treating Paget's disease of the bone.

Clinical Results

Approval is based on an 18-month, double-blind, active-controlled pivotal trial of 123 patients with moderate-to-severe Paget's disease, which showed disease remission in the majority of patients who received Actonel.