GEMFOS 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.
GEMFOS 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.