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
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 Idrofos Tablet

Common

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

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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 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 Idrofos Tablet

Expert advice for Idrofos Tablet

  • Take Idrofos in the morning on an empty stomach with water.
  • Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking Idrofos.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking Idrofos.
  • 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 Idrofos may need to be discontinued temporarily.
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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, Mci 250mg Injection, LA Mika 100mg Injection, Nocidos 500mg Tablet

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 Tablet

Bandrone 50mg Tablet
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