Idrofos 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Idrofos Tablet

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Uses of Idrofos Tablet

Idrofos 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
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Side effects of Idrofos Tablet

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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 Idrofos 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 Idrofos 50mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Idrofos Tablet works

Idrofos 50mg tablet inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.

In Depth Information on Idrofos Tablet

Expert advice for Idrofos Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Idrofos 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Idrofos 50mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Idrofos 50mg 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
Idrofos 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Idrofos 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Idrofos 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Idrofos 50mg 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
Idrofos 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Idrofos 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Jectocos 50mg Injection, Acmacin 100mg Injection, Amicom 250mg 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 Idrofos 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ibandronic Acid

Idrofos is used to treat and prevent bones from becoming weak and brittle (osteoporosis) in menopausal women
Idrofos 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
Idrofos is not a steroid
Idrofos 150 mg is a tablet which is to be taken once a month.
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Substitutes for Idrofos

No substitutes found for this medicine
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