Pharmacare Special Authority Criteria in BC For Osteoporosis Drugs

Alendronate, including in combination with cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) - Link

 

Risedronate 5mg and 35mg - Link

 

Zoledronic acid - Link

Denosumab - Link

 

Estradiol patches/transdermal gel - Link

 

Raloxifene - Link

 

Note: Drugs which are not listed on BC PharmaCare do not have published Special Authority Criteria

Pharmacare Special Authority Criteria in BC For Osteoporosis Drugs

Used for other Indications 

Alendronate 40mg - Link

 

Risedronate 30mg - Link

 

Pamidronate - Link

For Vancouver

For Kelowna

For Surrey

Local Zoledronic Acid Infusion Clinics

The fax forms below are the IV zoledronic acid prescription and order for infusion by a registered nurse. The pharmacy provides your patient medication counseling, coordinates infusion appointment, checks patient labs and advises on hydration protocol prior to medication infusion.

Note: wet signature required on prescriptions