Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet

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Uses of Alendronic Acid

Alendronic Acid is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
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Side effects of Alendronic Acid

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Headache, Abdominal distension, Acid reflux, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Esophageal ulcer.

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How to use Alendronic Acid

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.

How Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet works

Alendronic acid inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.
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Uses of Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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How to use Vitamin D3

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.

How Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet works

Vitamin d3 provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet

Expert advice for Alendronic Acid

Take Alendronic acid after getting up for the day and before taking your morning tea, breakfast or any other medication. It needs to be taken empty stomach as food and other drinks interfere with the absorption of the medicine. Wait at least 30 minutes (preferably 1-2 hours) after taking this medicine before taking any food or drink or medicine.   Do not swallow, chew, or suck on the tablet since this may cause mouth irritation or ulcers. You may dissolve the tablet in a glass of plain water before you take it or else take it with plenty of plain water. Stay fully upright (sitting, standing or walking) for at least thirty minutes after taking the medicine and don’t lie down until your first food of the day.

Alendronic acid may cause erosion or ulcer of the food pipe. Notify your doctor if you develop difficulty in swallowing or chest pain while taking this medicine,as this may be the early sign of erosion or ulceration of food pipe.   Before using Alendronic acid, notify your doctor if you have any medical condition, especially any disorder of food pipe, kidney disease, low calcium levels, stomach or intestinal problem (ulcer, heartburn), gum disease, planned dental extraction.

Notify your doctor if you develop pain in the jaw,usually after a dental procedure. The risk of jaw problems will increase with any dental infection or dental procedure. It is important to maintain good oral hygiene and regular dental checkups when taking this medicine.   Alendronic acid may cause transient flu-like syndrome, generally feeling unwell and sometimes fever usually at the start of the treatment.

Notify your doctor immediately if you are or become pregnant while taking this medicine.   Alendronic acid may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery as it can cause blurred vision, dizziness, and severe muscle and bone pain.   Notify your doctor if you develop thigh or groin pain.   Consider adding weight-bearing exercises as part of your exercise routine.
Warnings
Special precautions for Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Kidney
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is probably safe to use in p
atients 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.
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Liver
Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet is probably safe to use in p
atients 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fosavance 70 mg/5600 IU Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alendronic Acid

Q. Is alendronic acid safe/ dangerous/ a biphosphate/ a steroid/ vitamin D?
Alendronic acid belongs to class of medications called bisphosphonates. It is not a steroid or vitamin D. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol with alendronic acid?
Avoid taking alendronic acid with NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and paracetamol as it increases the gastrointestinal related side effects
Q. Does Alendronic Acid affect your teeth?
Alendronic Acid is not known to affect the teeth. However, bone damage in the jaw (osteonecrosis) generally associated with delayed healing and infection is known to occur following tooth extraction
Q. Does alendronic acid contain calcium/ vitamin D?
Alendronic acid does not contain calcium and vitamin D. You doctor may ask to take calcium or vitamin D
Q. Does Alendronic Acid cause cancer/ hair loss/ make you tired/ increase in blood pressure?
Alendronic Acid has a side effect of causing hair loss and tiredness. However, it is not known to cause cancer or increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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