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Osteofos 70mg Tablet

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Composition for Osteofos 70mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Osteofos 70mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Osteofos Tablet

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Uses of Osteofos Tablet

Osteofos 70mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.
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Osteofos Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Osteofos 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. Osteofos 70mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Osteofos Tablet works

Osteofos 70mg 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 Osteofos Tablet

Expert advice for Osteofos Tablet

  • Take Osteofos 70mg Tablet in the morning on an empty stomach with water.
  • Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking Osteofos 70mg Tablet.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking Osteofos 70mg Tablet.
  • 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 Osteofos 70mg Tablet may need to be discontinued temporarily.
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Osteofos Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Osteofos Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Osteofos 70mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Osteofos 70mg 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.
Lactation
Osteofos 70mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
If you are taking Osteofos 70mg Tablet during breastfeeding, monitor baby's blood calcium levels during the first two months.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Osteofos 70mg Tablet is not expected to have any effects but in rare cases, it may cause dizziness, severe muscle, joint and bone pain and eye pain or inflammation. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Osteofos 70mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Osteofos 70mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
Osteofos 70mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Osteofos 70mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Osteofos Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Osteofos 70mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Osteofos Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alendronic Acid

Q. Is alendronic acid safe/ dangerous/ a biphosphate/ a steroid/ vitamin D?
Alendronic acid belongs to class of medications called bisphosphonates. It is not a steroid or vitamin D. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol with alendronic acid?
Avoid taking alendronic acid with NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and paracetamol as it increases the gastrointestinal related side effects
Osteofos is not known to affect the teeth. However, bone damage in the jaw (osteonecrosis) generally associated with delayed healing and infection is known to occur following tooth extraction
Q. Does alendronic acid contain calcium/ vitamin D?
Alendronic acid does not contain calcium and vitamin D. You doctor may ask to take calcium or vitamin D
Osteofos has a side effect of causing hair loss and tiredness. However, it is not known to cause cancer or increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Osteofos with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Osteofos with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Osteofos with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise
Osteofos with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Orthobid, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, Nimax, Nimcart, Trulide
Osteofos with Streptomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin, Streptomac, Genpod, Merstrep
Osteofos with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin, Efficin
Osteofos with Metamizole / Dipyrone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Osteofos with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine, Garbenz, Coolora, Uvdyne, Biqol, Edel, Bzynice
Osteofos with Netilmicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin, Neticin, Netmicin
Osteofos with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Osteofos with Tobramycin
SERIOUS
Osteofos with Capreomycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Capreomycin: Capreo, Capreotec, Kapocin
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