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Bonebay 60mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Bonebay 60mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It helps in preventing bone loss that can develop in women after menopause. It makes the bone stronger and lowers the risk of fractures.

Bonebay 60mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. Take it regularly and do not stop taking the medicine even if you get better until that doctor tells you it is alright to stop. Along with taking the medicine, exercise regularly to strengthen muscles around the affected joint, and manage your weight. You should also avoid smoking and excessive consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hot flashes, leg cramps, peripheral edema, flu-like symptoms, joint pain, and sweating. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worsen, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms by reducing the dose or prescribing an alternative medicine.

To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Also tell your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor first before taking this medicine.

Uses of Bonebay Tablet

Side effects of Bonebay Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bonebay

  • Leg cramps
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Joint pain
  • Sweating
  • Hot flashes

How to use Bonebay 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. Bonebay 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bonebay Tablet works

Bonebay 60mg Tablet works like estrogen, a natural female hormone to stop the bone loss that can develop in women after menopause.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Bonebay 60mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Bonebay 60mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Bonebay 60mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Bonebay 60mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bonebay 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bonebay 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bonebay 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Bonebay 60mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Inform your doctor if you have if you have any type of cancer, heart failure, kidney disease, high triglycerides or liver disease. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are on estrogen therapy.
  • Do not take calcium supplements unless advised by doctor. Taking calcium supplements more than recommended will not provide extra protection for your bones but may cause adverse side effects including kidney stones.
  • Stop using raloxifene immediately if you develop: lumps in the breast, signs of stroke (sudden numbness or weakness), severe headache, slurred speech, vision problems; chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood; or pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs.
  • Avoid sitting still for long periods of time while you are taking raloxifene.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you observe bleeding / spotting from vagina during the treatment.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aryl-Phenylketone Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bonebay with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Choltran, Clostran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cofarin, Sofarin, Warf
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I had hot flash, sweating and ganrahat
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Seems like post menopausal syndrome. Visit a gynaecologist.
Ovaries taken out chest pain and intense sweat high heart beats
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
These are the symptoms of menopause. Consult a gynaec nearby and discuss about post menopausal therapy
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FAQs

Q. Is Bonebay 60mg Tablet a bisphosphonate?

No, Bonebay 60mg Tablet is not a biophosphonate

Q. Is Bonebay 60mg Tablet safe?

It is safe if used for the dose and duration as recommended by your doctor

Q. Is Bonebay 60mg Tablet a hormone/steroid?

No, It's not a hormone/steroid however at times it mimics activity of estrogen

Q. Is raloxifene better than tamoxifen?

It has been observed that tamoxifen is slightly more effective in prevention of breast cancer in post-menopausal women that raloxifene, however raloxifene also plays a role in treating or preventing osteoporosis

Q. Does Bonebay 60mg Tablet cause weight gain/ hot flushes?

Yes, Use of Bonebay 60mg Tablet may cause weight gain or hot flushes

Q. Does Bonebay 60mg Tablet cause hair loss?

No, Bonebay 60mg Tablet does not cause hair loss

Q. Does Bonebay 60mg Tablet lower cholesterol?

No. Bonebay 60mg Tablet does not lower cholesterol

Q. How does Bonebay 60mg Tablet work / treat in osteoporosis?

It works by reducing the loss of bone tissue and acting on the bone cycle.

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References

  1. Bikle DD. Agents That Affects Bone Mineral Homoestasis. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 766.
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  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1191-92.
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