Medicine Overview of Etifem Tablet
Uses of Etifem Tablet
Etifem 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
Side effects of Etifem Tablet
Headache, Abdominal distension, Acid reflux, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Esophageal ulcer.
How to use Etifem 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 is better to take Etifem 200mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Etifem Tablet works
Etifem 200mg tablet inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.
In Depth Information on Etifem Tablet
Expert advice for Etifem Tablet
• 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.
Special precautions for Etifem 200mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etifem 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Etifem 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
If you are taking Etifem 200mg Tablet during breastfeeding, monitor baby's blood calcium levels during the first two months....
If you are taking Etifem 200mg Tablet during breastfeeding, monitor baby's blood calcium levels during the first two months.
Etifem 200mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Etifem 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment....
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Jectocos 75mg Injection, Acmacin 100mg Injection, Amicom 250mg Injection
If you miss a dose of Etidronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Etifem 200mg Tablet
Substitutes for Etifem Tablet
Disonate 200mg Tablet
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