Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Trade name: Idrofos
Strength: 50 mg
Active ingredient: Ibandronic acid
Pregnancy category: Ibandronic acid belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (risk not ruled out).
Uses: Idrofos 50 mg tablet is used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and to prevent bone loss in people with breast cancer that has spread to the bone.It is also used to treat hypercalcaemia of malignancy. (treat high levels of calcium in the blood caused by secondary bone cancer).
How to use: Take Idrofos 50 mg tablet orally on empty stomcach. Swallow whole, do not crush or chew the tablet. Take it in the morning after you get up and atleast for 1 hour do not eat any thing. After takeing this medication remain upright and do not lie down for atleast one hour.
Side Effects: Stomach upset (throwing up), diarrhea, body pains, mild flu-like symptoms, fatigue.
Dosage: 150 mg tablet once in a month.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 19th, 2016
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