Risofos 35mg Tablet
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Risofos Tablet contains Risedronate as its active ingredient. It is used in osteoporosis in women after menopause (permanent stoppage of menses) and men, in whom there is an increased risk of bone fracture. Osteoporosis is a medical condition where bones become weak and fragile. This medicine works by preventing bone removal, which makes bone stronger and less likely to break.
Uses of Risofos 35mg Tablet
For the treatment of osteoporosis in women after menopause (permanent stoppage of menses) and in men, whom there is increased risk of bone fracture. Osteoporosis is a medical condition where bones become weak and fragile.
Contraindications of Risofos 35mg Tablet
- If you are allergic to Risedronate or any of the other ingredients of Risofos Tablet.
- If you have severe kidney disease.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If your blood calcium levels are lower than normal, a condition called hypocalcemia.
Side effects of Risofos 35mg Tablet
- Loose motions
- Pain or cramps in the stomach
- Pain in muscles or joints
Precautions and Warnings of Risofos 35mg Tablet
Can I take Risofos Tablet during pregnancy?
The component of Risofos Tablet is known to be harmful to the foetus, thus it should be avoided in pregnant women. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine immediately inform your doctor.
Can I take Risofos Tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of this medicine are known to be excreted in milk this medicine, it should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Risofos Tablet?
No data available for the effects of this medicine on your ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Risofos Tablet?
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing or decrease the body's response to infection/injury.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have pain or difficulty in swallowing.
- You are unable to fully digest milk sugar (lactose).
- You have difficulty sitting or standing for at least 30 minutes.
- You have a jaw or tooth problem.
- You are undergoing dental treatment.
- You have swelling of tongue, throat or face.
- You have difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
- You have redness or pain in the eyes.
- You have heartburn or chest pain.
Mode of Action of Risofos 35mg Tablet
How Does It Work?
Risofos Tablet works by inhibiting the process of bone resorption which makes bones stronger and less likely to break.
Directions for Use of Risofos 35mg Tablet
Take this medicine without food, swallow whole with glass of plain water, 30 minutes before meal or drink (other than plain water) or as prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Risofos 35mg Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Taking Risofos Tablet with other medicines containing calcium, magnesium or aluminum affects the absorption of this medicine.
- Inform your doctor about all other medicines, over the counter medicines and herbal preparations you are consuming before starting with Risofos Tablet
Interactions with food items
Taking this medicine with dairy products such as milk decreases the absorption of this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Risofos 35mg Tablet
- Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Risofos 35mg Tablet
Symptoms of overdose include tingling or numbness in the face, hands or feet, muscle spasm or cramps, confusion, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
Missed a Dose
Do not take a double dose if you have missed the dose, take the next dose as soon as you remember.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For what Risofos Tablet used for?
A: It is used in osteoporosis in women after menopause (permanent stoppage of menses) and men, in whom there is an increased risk of bone fracture. Osteoporosis is a medical condition where bones become weak and fragile.
Q: Why Risofos Tablet taken with water only?
A: Risofos Tablet if taken with food or mineral water decreases the effectiveness of this medicine therefore it is to be taken with plain water 30 minutes before meal or drinks (other than plain water).
Q: How Risofos Tablet works?
A: Risofos Tablet works by preventing bone removal, which makes bone stronger and less likely to break.
Q: Can Risofos Tablet cause diarrhoea?
A: Risofos Tablet can cause diarrhoea or constipation as its side effect.
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 02:27 PM (IST)
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