Denfos 5 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd
Composition: Alendronate
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Denfos 5 mg Tablet is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It is also used for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in men and women who are on corticosteroid therapy. This medicine can also be used to treat Paget's disease of bone, a condition in which the bones are weak, thin, deformed, and easily fractured.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Denfos 5 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 weeks of administration of the dose.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12-30 weeks.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Denfos 5 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Denfos 5 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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