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Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet


Overview

Uses of Fosavance Tablet

Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It prevents bone loss in women after menopause, and helps rebuild bone. This lowers the risk of spine and hip fractures.

Fosavance Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Back pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn

How to use Fosavance 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. Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it in the morning right after getting up from the bed. Do not drink or eat anything atleast for 30 minutes after taking this medicine.

How Fosavance Tablet works

Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Alendronic Acid and Vitamin D3 which treat osteoporosis. Alendronic Acid is a bisphosphonate. It works by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause destruction of bone. This strengthens the bone and minimizes the risk of fractures. Vitamin D3 helps protect your bones, both by increasing calcium absorption and by supporting muscles needed to avoid falls.

Fosavance Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU 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.
Lactation
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
If you are taking Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet during breastfeeding, monitor baby's blood calcium levels during the first two months.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is not expected to have any effects but in rare cases, it may cause dizziness, severe muscle, joint and bone pain and eye pain or inflammation. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fosavance

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i am osteoporosis patien n taking Fosavance 70mg for last 3 months.I want to know is osteoporosis curable completely?
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
it also depends a lot on ur life style be active, lead healthy life, eat good and u will be fine
I have regular pain in knees. Specially while sitting and standing.doctor said it's starting of osteoporosis. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
ur doctor must have prescribed treatment also u need to have good diet and have regular exercises i will be surprised gif u have osteoporosis at the age of 37
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