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Composition for IDROFOS

Ibandronic Acid(150 mg)

food interaction for IDROFOS

alcohol interaction for IDROFOS

pregnancy interaction for IDROFOS

lactation interaction for IDROFOS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Idrofos 150 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Idrofos 150 mg tablet.
SAFE
Idrofos 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.

SALT INFORMATION for IDROFOS

Ibandronic Acid(150 mg)

Uses

Idrofos 150 mg tablet is used in the treatment of post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), osteoporosis in men (porous bones) and steroid induced osteoporosis (porous bones).

How it works

Idrofos 150 mg tablet 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.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Anemia, Muscle pain, Joint stiffness, Joint pain, Muscle stiffness, Bone pain, Bone fracture, Dizziness, Difficulty in swallowing, Eye swelling, Eye pain, Abdominal bloating, Fever, Headache, Heartburn, Indigestion, Influenza, Itching, Mouth ulcer, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Diarrhoea

Common Dosage for IDROFOS 150 MG TABLET

Patients taking IDROFOS 150 MG TABLET

  • 79%
    Once A Month
  • 11%
    Once A Day
  • 8%
    Once A Week
  • 1%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Month

SUBSTITUTES for IDROFOS

9 Substitutes
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  • GEMIDRO 150 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 266/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 266
    pay 16% more per tablet
  • VEBALONE 150MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 252/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 252
    pay 10% more per tablet
  • FLURISH 150 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 178/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 178
    save 23% more per tablet
  • BANDRONE 150 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Natco Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 164.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 164.90
    save 28% more per tablet
  • BONRISE 150 MG TABLET
    (1 tablet in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 150/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 150
    save 35% more per tablet

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Expert advice for IDROFOS

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to ibandronic acid or any of the other ingredients of the tablet or injection.
  • Take the tablet preferably in the morning on empty stomach or 6 hours post last meal.
  • Swallow the tablet with a glass full of plain water only. Do not take it with fruit juice or mineral water or other drinks.
  • Do not lie down for about 60 min post having tablet. Also do not eat, drink or take any other medication for the same time.
  • Consult your doctor before taking ibandronic acid, if you have a history of problem with mineral supplements e.g. Vitamin D deficiency.
  • Do not take ibandronic acid, if you have a history kidney disease; suffer from digestion issues.
  • Do not take ibandronic acid, if you are about to have some dental procedures done.
  • Avoid using ibandronic acid, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for IDROFOS

Ibandronic Acid

Q.What is ibandronic acid used for?
Ibandronic acid is used to treat and prevent bones from becoming weak and brittle (osteoporosis) in menopausal women

Q.How does ibandronic acid work?
Ibandronic acid 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

Q.Is ibandronic acid a steroid?
Ibandronic acid is not a steroid

Q.What is ibandronic acid 150 mg?
Ibandronic acid 150 mg is a tablet which is to be taken once a month.

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Content on this page was last updated on 02 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)