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Medicine Overview of Restofos Tablet


Uses of Restofos Tablet

RESTOFOS 70MG 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.

Side effects of Restofos Tablet


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


How to use Restofos 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. RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.

How Restofos Tablet works

RESTOFOS 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 Restofos Tablet

Expert advice for Restofos Tablet

  • Take Restofos in the morning on an empty stomach with water.
  • Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking Restofos.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking Restofos.
  • 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 Restofos may need to be discontinued temporarily.
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Restofos Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Restofos Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET.
RESTOFOS 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.
RESTOFOS 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 RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET during breastfeeding, monitor baby's blood calcium levels during the first two months.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

RESTOFOS 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.
RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of RESTOFOS 70MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gero 80mg/2ml Injection, Genticyn 80mg Injection, Mci 250mg Injection, LA Mika 100mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Alendronic Acid, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Restofos 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
Restofos 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
Restofos 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.

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