Cipla Ltd

Composition for Osteofos Products

Osteofos Products are primarily used for

About Osteofos Products

Uses of Osteofos Products

Alendronic Acid is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.

Osteofos Products side effects


Side Effects of Osteofos are Headache, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Diarrhea, Abdominal distension, Abdominal pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Esophageal ulcer, Flatulence, Constipation, Dyspepsia, Acid regurgitation, Muscle cramp, Dizziness, Taste change, Hair loss, Itching, Joint swelling, Weakness, Peripheral edema.

How Osteofos Products work

Alendronic Acid is a bisphosphonate. It works by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause destruction of bone. This strengthens the bones and minimizes the risk of fractures.

Patient Concerns about Osteofos Products

Frequently asked questions about Osteofos Products

Frequently asked questions about Alendronic Acid

Q. How to take Osteofos 70 Tablet?
It should be taken in the morning after getting up on an empty stomach with a full glass of water. Do not lie down and stay fully upright for at least 30 minutes after swallowing the medicine. Avoid taking any food or medication for the next 30 mins after taking this medicine. Take this medicine only after consulting the doctor and follow the instructions advised.
Q. Why can you not lie down after taking Osteofos 70 Tablet?
No, one should not lie down after taking Osteofos 70 Tablet. This is because there is a possibility that the medication might come back up into the esophagus (food pipe) and even damage the esophagus. Staying upright will help the medicine to settle down quickly in your stomach and prevent side effects like heartburn and pain.
Q. Does Osteofos 70 Tablet cause hair loss?
Yes, Osteofos 70 Tablet can cause hair loss, but this is not a common side effect. If you experience hair loss while taking this medication immediately report to your doctor and follow the advice given.
Q. Can Osteofos 70 Tablet be used in pregnant women?
Osteofos 70 Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy. Enough data is not available regarding the use of Osteofos 70 Tablet in pregnant women. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this medication.
Q. Does Osteofos 70 Tablet cause cancer/ hair loss/ tiredness/ increase in blood pressure?
Osteofos 70 Tablet 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.

Products for Osteofos

Osteofos 70 Tablet
strip of 4 tablets
Cipla Ltd
10% off
Osteofos 35 Tablet
strip of 4 tablets
Cipla Ltd
10% off
Osteofos 10mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Cipla Ltd
Not Available

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