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ETIFEM 200MG TABLET

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Composition for ETIFEM

Etidronate(200 mg)

food interaction for ETIFEM

alcohol interaction for ETIFEM

pregnancy interaction for ETIFEM

lactation interaction for ETIFEM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Etifem 200mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etifem 200mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ETIFEM

Etidronate(200 mg)

Uses

Etifem 200mg tablet is used in the treatment of post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), osteoporosis in men (porous bones) and steroid induced osteoporosis (porous bones).

How it works

Etifem 200mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called bisphosphonates. It works by slowing the breakdown of old bone and the formation of new bone.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Back pain, Chest pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in swallowing, Headache, Muscle pain, Joint pain

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Expert advice for ETIFEM

• Consume enough calcium and vitamin D and eat a balanced diet while you are taking etidronate.
• Tell your doctor if you have diarrhea, a bone fracture, trouble in swallowing, stomach or esophageal ulcer and/or kidney disease.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Patients allergic to etidronate or any of its ingredient.
• Do not take etidronate if you have low blood calcium levels or osteomalacia (softening of the bones).
• Do not take etidronate if you have esophagus problems, including difficulty swallowing or a narrow or blocked esophagus.
• Do not take etidronate if you are unable to stand or sit upright for at least 30 minutes.

Frequently asked questions for ETIFEM

Etidronate

Q.What is etidronate used for?
Etidronate is used to treat many conditions related to irregular bone growth

Q.Is tetrasodium etidronate natural?
Etidronate is synthetic, derived from a chemical called phosphonic acid.

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)