What is Idrofos Kit ?
Idrofos is manufactured by Sun Pharma that is one of the most reputed Pharma Companies. Every pack of Idrofos contains 3 composition that are called : Ibandronic Acid 150 mg, Calcium 225 mg and Vitamin D3 800 IU. Each of its kit consist 31 tablets. It is a prescription osteoporosis medicine and can be purchased by a patient only against a valid prescription of a healthcare professional.
When is Idrofos prescribed ?
Idrofos is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (a condition in which bones become weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause.
How Does Idrofos Work ?
Idrofos-Kit belongs to a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It works by preventing the breakdown of bones and increasing density (thickness).
What are the adverse effects of Idrofos ?
This osteoporosis medicine may cause some side effects. Most side effects from Idrofos are common, but a few can be serious. Side-effects may vary for each individual depending on the person’s disease state, age, weight, gender, ethnicity and general health. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Ibandronic, Calcium & Vitamin D3 :
Common Side Effects of Idrofos Tablets : Back pain ; Headache ; Redness or swelling of your eyes ; Dizziness ; Nausea or upset stomach ; Rash ; Pain in your arms and legs ; Diarrhea ; Flu symptoms ; Constipation ; Weaknessh etc.
Serious Side Effects of Idrofos Tablets : Chest pain ; Difficulty or pain when swallowing ; New or worsening heartburn ; Numbness or heavy feeling in the jaw ; Painful urination ; Feeling short of breath etc.
These are not all the possible side effects of this osteoporosis medicine. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
What are the safety measures of Idrofos Tablets ?
Before Taking Idrofos osteoporosis drug, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated with it.
You need to remember certain points such as –
|Idrofos may be harmful in pregnancy and there is a potential risk of miscarriage or carrying a child with birth defects if you or your partner becomes pregnant during this time. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. Also tell your pharmacist if you plan to become pregnant at any time in the future, because Idrofos may remain in your body for years after you stop taking it.|
|You should not be taken Idrofos, if you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed. This is because the drugs could be passed to your baby through breast milk. As this drug may cause serious side effects in a breast-fed baby, talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breast-feeding.|
|Your doctor will do regular blood tests to check for side effects of Idrofos. Blood tests help doctors check for certain diseases and conditions. They also help check the function of your organs and show how well treatment is working.|
|Before taking this medication, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Idrofos; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your health care provider for more details.|
|If you take Idrofos, you must stop drinking alcohol. This is one of the ways to prevent this disease from getting worse. If you are dependent on alcohol and want to stop drinking, your doctor can recommend a therapy that’s tailored for your needs.|
|If you use other prescription drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of this osteoporosis medicine may change. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your pharmacist can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.|
|In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.|
|Taking a single dose of expired Idrofos Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you’ve had a medicine for a while, check the expiry date before using it. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.|
|Before using Idrofos, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of : high calcium/vitamin D levels (hypercalcemia/hypervitaminosis D), difficulty absorbing nutrition from food (malabsorption syndrome), kidney disease,liver disease.|
What are the storage instructions for Idrofos Tablets ?
Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner.
- Store Idrofos at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert.
- Make sure to always keep your medicine in an area of your home that is out of the reach of children and pets.
- Consider storing your medications separately from your other family members. You can put them on a different shelf, or in a different cabinet or drawer.
- Do not keep Idrofos in the glove compartment of your car. Medicine can get too hot, cold, or wet there.
- Store it in a cool and dry place. Improper storage can affect the effectiveness and shelf life of your medicine.
In order to legally purchase this medicine from DrugsSquare, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.
The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.