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Osral 60mg Tablet

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Panacea Biotec Ltd

Composition for Osral 60mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Osral 60mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
MRP
69
₹6.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Osral Tablet

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Uses of Osral Tablet

Osral 60mg Tablet is used for osteoporosis. It treats and prevents osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
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Osral Tablet side effects

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Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Breast tenderness, Leg cramps, Rash, Abdominal pain, Flu-like symptoms, Dyspepsia, Breast pain.

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How to use Osral 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. Osral 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Osral Tablet works

Osral 60mg Tablet works like estrogen, a natural female hormone to stop the bone loss that can develop in women after menopause.

In Depth Information on Osral Tablet

Expert advice for Osral Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have if you have any type of cancer, heart failure, kidney disease, high triglycerides or liver disease. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are on estrogen therapy.
  • Do not take calcium supplements unless advised by doctor. Taking calcium supplements more than recommended will not provide extra protection for your bones but may cause adverse side effects including kidney stones.
  • Stop using raloxifene immediately if you develop: lumps in the breast, signs of stroke (sudden numbness or weakness), severe headache, slurred speech, vision problems; chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood; or pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs.
  • Avoid sitting still for long periods of time while you are taking raloxifene.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you observe bleeding / spotting from vagina during the treatment.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Osral Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Osral Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Osral 60mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Osral 60mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Osral 60mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
SAFE
Osral 60mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Osral 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Osral 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Osral 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Osral 60mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Osral Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Raloxifene

No, Osral is not a biophosphonate
It is safe if used for the dose and duration as recommended by your doctor
No, It's not a hormone/steroid however at times it mimics activity of estrogen
Q. Is raloxifene better than tamoxifen?
It has been observed that tamoxifen is slightly more effective in prevention of breast cancer in post-menopausal women that raloxifene, however raloxifene also plays a role in treating or preventing osteoporosis
Yes, Use of Osral may cause weight gain or hot flushes
No, Osral does not cause hair loss
No. Osral does not lower cholesterol
It works by reducing the loss of bone tissue and acting on the bone cycle.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Osral with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Osral with Cholestyramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran, Clostran
Osral with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
Osral with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
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