RISOFOS 35mg Tablet 4's


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Risedronate Sodium 35mg
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Drug Information for RISOFOS 35mg Tablet 4's

What is RISOFOS 35mg Tablet used for?

RISOFOS 35mg Tablet is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. It belongs to a group of medicines called bisphosphonates. It increases bone mass by altering the cycle of bone formation, and thus it reverses bone loss and prevents bone fractures. RISOFOS 35mg Tablet is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

How to take RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?

The dosage of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

RISOFOS 35mg Tablet should be taken right in the morning. Also, this medicine should be taken only in the sitting or standing position. After taking this medicine, you must stay upright for about 30 minutes. Do not take any other medicines along with this medicine. Swallow it with one full glass of water only and not with any other drink. Do not chew the tablet.

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take RISOFOS 35mg Tablet medication once daily in the morning and you have missed the dose of this medicine, do not take it later on the same day. Instead, take it the next morning. Do not take two pills on one day.

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are nausea, tingling sensation, heartburn, convulsions, stomach pain, diarrhea, spasms, and reduction in calcium levels in the blood.

What are the drugs that interact with RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?

  • Aspirin
  • Celecoxib
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Diclofenac
  • Diflunisal
  • Ibuprofen
  • Indomethacin
  • Ketoprofen
  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Naproxen
  • Piroxicam
  • Tetracycline

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with RISOFOS 35mg Tablet.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

RISOFOS 35mg Tablet can interact with antacids, bisphosphonates, calcium supplements, thyroid hormones, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, laxatives, antibiotics, iron supplements, steroid medications, and thiazide diuretics.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?

Like other medicines, RISOFOS 35mg Tablet can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

The common side effects of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet are :

  • Stomach upset
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea

Some of the serious side effects of this drug are :

  • Severe heartburn
  • Painful swallowing
  • Severe dizziness
  • Black stools
  • Trouble breathing
  • Swelling of the face, tongue, or throat

This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking RISOFOS 35mg Tablet.

What should you tell your doctor before taking RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?

Before taking RISOFOS 35mg Tablet, inform your healthcare professional if you have kidney disease, low blood calcium levels, stomach ulcers, vitamin D deficiency, esophagus problems, swallowing difficulty, and inability to sit or stand for about 30 minutes.

Store RISOFOS 35mg Tablet between 20°C and 25°C. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?

Is it possible for me to take RISOFOS 35mg Tablet with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?
What are the possible drug interactions of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet?
How will RISOFOS 35mg Tablet work in my body?
How should RISOFOS 35mg Tablet be taken?
How to reduce the risk of RISOFOS 35mg Tablet drug interactions and side effects?

Before taking RISOFOS 35mg Tablet, inform your healthcare professional if you have kidney disease, low blood calcium levels, stomach ulcers, vitamin D deficiency, esophagus problems, swallowing difficulty, and inability to sit or stand for about 30 minutes.

Store RISOFOS 35mg Tablet between 20°C and 25°C. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

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