Femoral 60mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Femoral 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.

Femoral 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 Femoral Tablet

Benefits of Femoral Tablet

In Treatment and prevention of Post menopausal osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It often occurs in women after menopause (end of a woman's menstrual cycles) and is known as post-menopausal osteoporosis. Femoral 60mg Tablet helps to keep your bones strong and healthy and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. It also helps maintain bone density and reduces your risk of bone fracture. You should use this medicine as it is prescribed, and for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Femoral 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 Femoral

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

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

How Femoral Tablet works

Femoral 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 Femoral 60mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Femoral 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.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Femoral 60mg Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Femoral 60mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Femoral 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Femoral 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Femoral 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Femoral 60mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Femoral 60mg Tablet for the treatment of and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you notice lumps in your breast, sudden weakness, chest pain, vision problems, and pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs.
  • Inform your doctor if you are on estrogen therapy.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you observe bleeding/spotting from the vagina during the treatment.
  • Try to increase body movements and do not restrict yourself at one place or position for a long time while taking Femoral 60mg Tablet.
  • Remember to do light exercises such as brisk walking to keep yourself active.
  • Try to include calcium and vitamin D-rich food in your diet like dairy products, green leafy vegetables, egg yolk or simply get it naturally from sunlight.
  • Osteoporosis makes your bones weaker, they may break more easily if you fall. You can try to reduce the risk of falls by wearing well-fitting shoes or slippers and checking your home for hazards such as uneven rugs, trailing wires, and slippery floors.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aryl-Phenylketone Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERM)- Osteoporosis

Interaction with drugs

Taking Femoral 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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In right thy portion feeling numb and sensation little low i see a doctor he say this is femoral neurologically problem they give six days injection but problem is still here after injection pain will reduce 20 % So actually what is the problem and what will do I am working as massage therapist
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
cud be femoral neuropathy; get examind by neurologist for opinion
Vascular necrosis on left femoral head 2 nd stage from last six month
Vipul Aggarwal
If the head is not collapsed in latest mri then decompression and bone grafting else replacement. Dont delay it. Get it done asap to have goood results.
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Country of origin: India

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