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Etifem 200Mg Tablet

Etifem 200Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Dabur India Ltd
Medicine composition: Etidronate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Etifem 200Mg Tablet is a drug that is mainly used to treat the problem of bone loss, brittle bones, caused especially in menopausal women that eventually leads to osteoporosis. It also provides relief from bone pain caused as a result of breast cancer treatments or Padget’s syndrome.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

The drug is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. In such cases, immense precaution is required in the determination of the dosage. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Etifem 200Mg Tablet may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort or the outbreak of adverse and allergic side effects should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

In addition to its intended effect, Etifem 200Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache
Abdominal distension
Difficulty in swallowing
Dyspepsia
Flatulence
Musculoskeletal (bone
muscle or joint) pain
Esophageal ulcer.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Disonate 200mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Etifem 200Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Etidronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.\n
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
GENTICYN 80MG INJECTION
Zydol 50Mg Suspension
Jectocos 75Mg Injection
ACMACIN 100MG INJECTION