Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion


Overview

Uses of Gemdronic Infusion

Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.

Gemdronic Infusion side effects

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

How to use Gemdronic Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Gemdronic Infusion works

Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion is a bisphosphonate. It works by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause destruction of bone. This strengthens the bones and minimizes the risk of fractures.

Gemdronic Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gemdronic Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion
₹23.81/Infusion
₹32.45/ml of Infusion
36% costlier
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Aclasta 5mg Infusion
Novartis India Ltd
₹174.47/ml of Infusion
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Zyrona 5mg Infusion
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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Expert Advice

  • It is given by injection into a vein, usually over at least 15 minutes or as directed by your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.
  • It can lower the level of calcium in the blood. Take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor.
  • You may develop fever or flu like symptoms, such as chills, tiredness and weakness. These are usually temporary and should go away after a few days. You may take a pain reliever/fever reducer to prevent or treat these symptoms.
  • It may cause a rare condition called osteonecrosis of the jaw. Have regular dental check-ups and inform your doctor if you develop sudden pain in your jaw.
  • Your doctor will monitor your response to Gemdronic 5 mg Infusion by testing your bone mineral density (BMD). This is usually done every 1-3 years.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gemdronic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ansurose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Bactob
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gemdronic

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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
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
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FAQs

Q. How to cope-up with nausea and vomiting that occurs after taking Gemdronic?

Nausea and vomiting due to Gemdronic maybe temporary and it will go away within a day. If you are experiencing nausea or vomiting after having Gemdronic, try distracting yourself with some work, and you should try to get plenty of fresh air to minimize your nausea.You should drink plenty of water or electrolytes solution (ORS) after vomiting to prevent dehydration. Please contact your doctor if you had more than 3 episodes of vomiting.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
MRP
2380.95
100 ml in 1 bottle
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