Alendronate 70 mg tablet Osteofos
Trade Name:– Osteofos
Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
What are the uses of Alendronate 70 mg Tablet?
Alendronate 70 mg Tablet is a human osteoporosis medicine that is used to prevent and treat the disease. Osteoporosis causes bones to shrink and fracture more easily.
What are the advantages of alendronate?
After menopause, alendronate is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (bone weakening). This medication can also be used to enhance bone mass in males with osteoporosis, as well as to prevent and treat osteoporosis induced by long-term corticosteroid usage in both men and women (cortisone-like medicine).
What are the Alendronate 70 mg Tablet negative effects?
- Alendronate has the potential to induce adverse effects. If any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away, contact your doctor:
- Constipation, diarrhea, and stomach pain
- bloating or a feeling of being full in the stomach.
- Changes in food-tasting ability.
- headache. to know more click here
How often do you take Alendronate 70 mg Tablet?
Adults: Take 10 milligrams (mg) once a day or 70 milligrams (mg) once a week, at least 30 minutes before eating or drinking anything other than water. It is not suggested for children to use.
Is it true that Alendronate 70 mg Tablet causes weight gain?
You should not gain weight while using Fosamax as a side effect. In clinical trials, people using Fosamax did not gain weight. However, since Fosamax was approved by the FDA and put on the market, some patients have complained about peripheral edoema (swelling in their arms or legs).
What is the purpose of taking Alendronate 70 mg Tablet only once a week?
Because bone resorption by osteoclasts is a slow process that typically takes 2-3 weeks to complete, and alendronate remains at active bone remodeling sites for a sustained period of time (when present in the body), giving alendronate (70 mg) once a week effectively provides continuous inhibition of bone resorption.
Is it possible to consume vitamin D when taking Alendronate Tablet Osteofos?
Alendronate, which comes in doses of 2,800 IU or 5,600 IU of vitamin D3, is another vitamin D source. Weekly alendronate with 2,800 IU of vitamin D3 equals 400 IU daily, while weekly alendronate with 5,600 IU of vitamin D3 equals 800 IU daily.
Is it necessary for me to take calcium with Alendronate Tablet Osteofos?
Alendronate: — Calcium can interfere with the absorption of alendronate, an osteoporosis drug. Alendronate should be taken at least 2 hours before or after calcium-containing products.
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