Risofos 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Risofos 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Risofos Tablet

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Uses of Risofos Tablet

Risofos 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
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Side effects of Risofos Tablet

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Headache, Abdominal distension, Acid reflux, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Esophageal ulcer.

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How to use Risofos 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 Risofos 150mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Risofos Tablet works

Risofos 150mg tablet inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.

In Depth Information on Risofos Tablet

Expert advice for Risofos Tablet

  • Do not take risedronate tablet if you are allergic to risedronate or any of the other ingredients.
  • Do not take risedronate if you have a low blood calcium level (hypocalcaemia).
  • Avoid using risedronate if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not start or continue risedronate if you have deficiency of vitamin D or parathyroid hormone that may lower blood calcium levels and cause weakening of bones.
  • Do not start or continue risedronate if you have or had problems in the past with your food-pipe that makes swallowing difficult, or you have been told that you have a pre-cancerous condition of the food-pipe; pain, swelling or numbness of the jaw or a “heavy jaw feeling” or loosening of a tooth.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Risofos 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Risofos 150mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Risofos 150mg 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
Risofos 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Risofos 150mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Risofos 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Risofos 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease. However, use of Risofos 150mg Tablet is not advised in severe kidney disease patients.
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Liver
Risofos 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Risofos 150mg 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 Risedronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Risofos 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Risedronate

Yes, Risofos is available as generic drug
Residronate is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No clinically observable effect on weight has been reported for Risofos
Risofos belongs to a class of medication called as bisphosphonates. It acts by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood
Risofos works by slowing bone breakdown process, increasing bone density (thickness), and decreasing the amount of calcium released from the bones into the blood.
Risofos is prescribed for treatment of Paget’s disease and osteoporosis in men and post-menopausal women.
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