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GEMFOS 150 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR GEMFOS

Risedronate(150 mg)

food interaction for GEMFOS

alcohol interaction for GEMFOS

pregnancy interaction for GEMFOS

lactation interaction for GEMFOS

medicine interaction for GEMFOS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Gemfos 150 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gemfos 150 mg tablet.
SAFE
Gemfos 150 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR GEMFOS

    Risedronate(150 mg)

    Uses

    Gemfos 150 mg tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis

    How it works

    Gemfos 150 mg tablet inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.

    Common side effects

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

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    Expert advice FOR GEMFOS

    • Do not take risedronate tablet if you are allergic to risedronate or any of the other ingredients.
    • Do not take risedronate if you have a low blood calcium level (hypocalcaemia).
    • Avoid using risedronate if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
    • Do not start or continue risedronate if you have deficiency of vitamin D or parathyroid hormone that may lower blood calcium levels and cause weakening of bones.
    • Do not start or continue risedronate if you have or had problems in the past with your food-pipe that makes swallowing difficult, or you have been told that you have a pre-cancerous condition of the food-pipe; pain, swelling or numbness of the jaw or a “heavy jaw feeling” or loosening of a tooth.

    Frequently asked questions FOR GEMFOS

    Risedronate

    Q.

    Is risedronate a generic drug?
    Yes, risedronate is available as generic drug

    Q.

    Is risedronate safe?
    Residronate is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Does risedronate cause weight gain?
    No clinically observable effect on weight has been reported for risedronate

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    Q.

    What is risedronate sodium?
    Risedronate belongs to a class of medication called as bisphosphonates. It acts by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood

    Q.

    How does risedronate work?
    Risedronate works by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood.

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    What is risedronate prescribed for?
    Risedronate is prescribed for treatment of Paget’s disease and osteoporosis in men and post-menopausal women.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)