Skelid (tiludronate)

Basics and Frequently Asked Questions


Skelid (tiludronate) is a medication used to treat a bone problem called Paget's disease of bone. It's no longer available in the United States, because it was discontinued.


Skelid (brand no longer available)




Not a controlled medication


No lower-cost generic available



Reviewed by:

Robert C. Hakim, PharmD, BCCCP

Kristianne Hannemann, PharmD

Last reviewed on:

July 5, 2022

Frequently asked questions about Skelid (tiludronate)

Interactions between Skelid (tiludronate) and other medications

Skelid (tiludronate) may interact with certain medications or supplements. Always let your doctor and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking. The list below does not include all possible drug interactions with Skelid (tiludronate). Please note that only the generic name of each medication is listed below.

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. Tell your healthcare professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicine.

What are alternatives to Skelid (tiludronate)?

There are a number of medications that your doctor can prescribe in place of Skelid (tiludronate). Compare a few possible alternatives below.

Skelid (tiludronate)
Drug Class:Bisphosphonate


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Alendronate (Fosamax)
Drug Class:Bisphosphonate


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Risedronate (Actonel)
Drug Class:Bisphosphonate


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