Rokfos 5mg Infusion

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Composition for Rokfos 5mg Infusion

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₹29.5/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Rokfos Infusion

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Uses of Rokfos Infusion

Rokfos 5mg Infusion is used in the treatment of osteoporosis.
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Side effects of Rokfos Infusion

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

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How to use Rokfos Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Rokfos Infusion works

Rokfos 5mg infusion inhibits the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause loss of bone.

In Depth Information on Rokfos Infusion

Expert advice for Rokfos Infusion

  • Do take calcium, vitamin D supplements, in addition to adequate amount of water as directed by your doctor. However, avoid excess water intake (over hydration) if you are at risk of heart failure.)
  • Do not take zoledronic acid
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the zoledronic acid, to any bisphosphonates or to any of the other ingredients of the zoledronic acid
  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • If you have low blood calcium level (hypocalcaemia)
  • If you have severe kidney problem with creatinine clearance < 35 ml/min
  • Zoledronic acid should not be used in adolescents and children below the age of 18 years.
  • Do talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
  • If you have or have had a kidney problem
  • If you have or have had pain, swelling or numbness of the jaw, a feeling of heaviness in the jaw or loosening of a tooth.
  • If you are having dental treatment or are due to undergo dental surgery
  • If you are elderly
  • If you are unable to take daily calcium supplements.
  • If you have had some or all of the parathyroid glands in your neck surgically removed.
  • If you have had sections of your intestine removed.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rokfos 5mg Infusion
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rokfos 5mg Infusion is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Rokfos 5mg Infusion 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
Rokfos 5mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Rokfos
5mg Infusion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Rokfos
5mg Infusion in patients with liver disease. 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 Zoledronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rokfos 5mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Zoledronate

Q. Is zoledronic acid safe?
Zoledronic acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What is Zobone injection used for?
Zobone is a trade name for active drug zoledronic acid. It is used to treat thinning and weakening of the bone (osteoporosis) and osteoporosis associated with long-term systemic glucocorticoid therapy in post-menopausal women and adult men at increased risk of fracture. It is also used to treat Paget's disease of the bone (disease causing enlarged and misshapen bones due to abnormal bone destruction and growth) in adults, to prevent bone complications, e.g. fractures, in adult patients due to spread of cancer from other organs to bone, to reduce the amount of calcium in the blood in adult patients where it is too high due to the presence of a tumor (tumor-induced hypercalcemia). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is zoledronic acid a steroid/a chemotherapy drug/a bisphosphonate?
Zoledronic acid is not a steroid or a chemotherapy drug. Zoledronic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It is used to treat thinning and weakening of bones, which may also be associated with cancer.
Q. How is zoledronic acid stored?
Your doctor, nurse or pharmacist knows how to store zoledronic acid properly. Zoledronic acid solution for infusion should preferably be used immediately after first opening. If it is not used immediately, it should be stored in a refrigerator at 2°C–8°C for not more than 24 hours
Q. How long do zoledronic acid side effects last?
Side effects like flu-like symptoms, fever, headache, chills, and bone, joint or muscle pain may begin during the first 3 days after receiving zoledronic acid injection and may last 3 to 14 days.The duration of other side effects will depend upon its severity, intensity and the system involved, which would be adjudged by your doctor. Consult your doctor for any side effect and its treatment
Q. How long does zoledronic acid stay in the body?
After you stop taking zoledronic acid, as per the reports it can stay in your blood for approximately 146 hours and in your bones for a very long period of time.
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