Risofos 35mg Tablet 4’S
Risedronate 35 mg
RISOFOS 35MG contain Risedronate sodium which belongs to a group of medicine called bisphosphonates which are used to treat bone diseases. It is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis, prevent and treat osteoporosis in men and women that is caused by treatment with steroid medicine such as prednisone, Paget’s disease of bone in men and women.
Osteoporosis is a bone disease that develop when bone mineral density and bone mass decreases, or when the quality or structure of bone changes. This can lead to a decrease in bone strength that can increase the risk of fracture (broken bone). During postmenopausal osteoporosis the bone become weaker, more fragile, and more likely to break after a fall or strain. Paget’s disease is a chronic bone disorder which results in enlarged, deformed bone due to excessive breakdown and formation of bone tissue that can cause bones to weaken and may results in bone pain, arthritis, deformities, or fracture.
RISOFOS 35MG works by slowing bone loss to help maintain strong bone and reduce the risk of broken bone (fracture). This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.
USES OF RISOFOS 35MG
Prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis
Prevent and treat osteoporosis in men and women that is caused by treatment with steroid medicine such as prednisone
Treat Paget’s disease of bone in men and women
HOW RISOFOS 35MG WORKS
RISOFOS 35MG works by slowing bone loss to help maintain strong bone and reduce the risk of broken bone (fracture).
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Always take RISOFOS 35MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken before food and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS OF RISOFOS 35MG
Difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing or painful
Esophagus or stomach problems including ulcers
Low calcium and other mineral disturbances
Pain in bones, joints, or muscles
Jaw-bone problems (include infection and slower healing after teeth are pulled)
Allergic and severe skin reactions (symptoms including rash (with or without blisters), hives, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
Eye inflammation such as eye pain, redness, or eyes become more sensitive to light
Back and joint pain
Stomach upset and abdominal pain
Mild flu-like symptoms
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Try to rest and relax. You can eat and drink slowly or have smaller and frequent meals. Applying heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
RISOFOS 35MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.
RISOFOS 35MG should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with RISOFOS 35MG.
RISOFOS 35MG is not recommended in patients with active kidney diseases. Before taking this medicine, consult your doctor for advice.
Do not take RISOFOS 35MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to risedronate sodium or any other ingredients in this medicine.
Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,
Have low blood calcium (hypocalcemia)
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.
Drug : Risedronate sodium
Pharmacological Category : Bisphosphonate Derivative
Therapeutic Indication : Osteoporosis, Paget’s disease of bone
Dosage Forms : Tablet
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT RISOFOS 35MG
How do you take RISOFOS 35MG?
This medicine must be taken before food. Try to take RISOFOS 35MG at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
Can I take RISOFOS 35MG during pregnancy?
It is not known if risedronate sodium will harm your unborn baby. RISOFOS 35MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.
Can I take RISOFOS 35MG during kidney disease?
No, it is not recommended in patients with active kidney diseases. Before taking this medicine, consult your doctor for advice.
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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
RISEDRONATE SODIUM 35MG
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