Bifosa 70 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Bifosa Tablet

Bifosa 70 Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.

Bifosa Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea
  • Bone pain

How to use Bifosa Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bifosa 70 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Bifosa Tablet works

Bifosa 70 Tablet is a bisphosphonate. It works by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause destruction of bone. This strengthens the bones and minimizes the risk of fractures.

Bifosa Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Bifosa 70 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bifosa 70 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Bifosa 70 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
If you are taking Bifosa 70 Tablet during breastfeeding, monitor baby's blood calcium levels during the first two months.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Bifosa 70 Tablet is not expected to have any effects but in rare cases, it may cause dizziness, severe muscle, joint and bone pain and eye pain or inflammation. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Bifosa 70 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bifosa 70 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
Bifosa 70 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bifosa 70 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Bifosa Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bifosa 70 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Bifosa 70 Tablet to make your bones stronger and lower the risk of fractures.
  • Take it in the morning at least 30 minutes before eating or drinking anything.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking the medication so the medicine doesn't irritate your food pipe.
  • It may cause the amount of calcium in your blood to fall. Take calcium rich food in your diet and have regular blood tests to monitor the level of calcium in your blood.
  • It's important to look after your mouth and teeth as much as possible while you're taking. Have regular dental check-ups and inform your dentist about taking Bifosa 70 Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bifosa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bifosa

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I have regular pain in knees. Specially while sitting and standing.doctor said it's starting of osteoporosis. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
ur doctor must have prescribed treatment also u need to have good diet and have regular exercises i will be surprised gif u have osteoporosis at the age of 37
i am osteoporosis patien n taking Fosavance 70mg for last 3 months.I want to know is osteoporosis curable completely?
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
it also depends a lot on ur life style be active, lead healthy life, eat good and u will be fine
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FAQs

Q. Is alendronic acid safe/ dangerous/ a biphosphate/ a steroid/ vitamin D?

Alendronic acid belongs to class of medications called bisphosphonates. It is not a steroid or vitamin D. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol with alendronic acid?

Avoid taking alendronic acid with NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and paracetamol as it increases the gastrointestinal related side effects

Q. Does Bifosa affect your teeth?

Bifosa is not known to affect the teeth. However, bone damage in the jaw (osteonecrosis) generally associated with delayed healing and infection is known to occur following tooth extraction

Q. Does alendronic acid contain calcium/ vitamin D?

Alendronic acid does not contain calcium and vitamin D. You doctor may ask to take calcium or vitamin D

Q. Does Bifosa cause cancer/ hair loss/ make you tired/ increase in blood pressure?

Bifosa has a side effect of causing hair loss and tiredness. However, it is not known to cause cancer or increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th May 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Registered Office: , 'Commerce House - 1', Satya Marg, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad-380 054. Gujarat, India.
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