Gemidro 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Gemidro 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gemidro Tablet

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Uses of Gemidro Tablet

Gemidro 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis
This disease mostly occurs in women after menopause, but can sometimes be seen in men. It can also occur in patients receiving steroids.
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Side effects of Gemidro Tablet

Common

Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Headache, Heartburn, Difficulty in swallowing.

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How to use Gemidro 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. It is better to take Gemidro 150mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Gemidro Tablet works

Gemidro 150mg tablet is a bisphosphonate. It acts by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause the destruction of bone, thereby strengthening the bones and minimizing the risk of fractures.

In Depth Information on Gemidro Tablet

Expert advice for Gemidro Tablet

  • Take Gemidro in the morning on an empty stomach with water.
  • Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking Gemidro.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking Gemidro.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience pain in jaw, throat, chest, abdomen, hips or thighs.
  • Inform your doctor if you are about to undergo any major dental procedures, as Gemidro may need to be discontinued temporarily.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gemidro 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gemidro 150mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gemidro 150mg 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
Gemidro 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
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Gemidro 150mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Gemidro 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gemidro 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is recommended for patients with mild or moderate renal impairment.
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Liver
Gemidro 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gemidro 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Jectocos 50mg Injection, Genticyn 80mg Injection, Mci 250mg Injection, LA Mika 100mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ibandronic Acid, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gemidro 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ibandronic Acid

Gemidro is used to treat and prevent bones from becoming weak and brittle (osteoporosis) in menopausal women
Gemidro belongs to a class of medication called bisphosphonates. It prevents breakdown of the bones. It also increases the density of the bones thus preventing osteoporosis. It is also used to treat high calcium levels in the blood due to secondary bone cancer and metastasis of bone due to breast cancer
Gemidro is not a steroid
Gemidro 150 mg is a tablet which is to be taken once a month.
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