ESSERM 60MG TABLET

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for ESSERM 60MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
99.6
₹9.96/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of ESSERM TABLET

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Uses of ESSERM TABLET

Esserm 60mg tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of post menopausal osteoporosis.
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Side effects of ESSERM TABLET

Common

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Breast tenderness, Leg cramps, Rash, Abdominal pain, Flu-like symptoms, Dyspepsia, Breast pain.

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How to use ESSERM 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Esserm 60mg tablet at a fixed time.

How ESSERM TABLET works

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

In Depth Information on ESSERM TABLET

Expert advice for ESSERM TABLET

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for ESSERM 60MG TABLET
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Esserm 60mg tablet.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Esserm 60mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Esserm 60mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ACITROM 4MG TABLET, ACENOMAC 3MG TABLET, ACENOMAC 1MG TABLET, ACENOMAC 2MG TABLET

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ESSERM 60MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Raloxifene

Q. Is raloxifene a bisphosphonate?
No, Raloxifene is not a biophosphonate
Q. Is raloxifene safe?
It is safe if used for the dose and duration as recommended by your doctor
Q. Is raloxifene 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 raloxifene cause weight gain/ hot flushes?
Yes, Use of Raloxifene may cause weight gain or hot flushes
Q. Does raloxifene cause hair loss?
No, Raloxifene does not cause hair loss
Q. Does raloxifene lower cholesterol?
No. Raloxifene does not lower cholesterol
Q. How does raloxifene work / treat in osteoporosis?
It works by reducing the loss of bone tissue and acting on the bone cycle.
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