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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ostomax. Please consult your doctor.
Ostomax may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Ostomax is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. If ... View More
Ostomax may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Ostomax is not expected to have any effects but in rare cases, it may cause diz... View More
Ostomax is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ostomax may not be needed in th... View More
Ostomax is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ostomax may not be needed in the... View More
Ostomax is prescribed to treat osteoporosis. It prevents bone loss and helps in thickening of the bones. It also strengthens the muscles to support the ... View More
Uses of Ostomax
Side effects of Ostomax
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Back pain
How to use Ostomax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ostomax is to be taken emp... View More
How Ostomax works
Ostomax is a combination of two medicines: Alendronic Acid and Vitamin D3 which treat osteoporosis. Alendronic Acid is a bisphosphonate. It works by sup... View More
- Ostomax is used in the treatment of osteoporosis
- Take it on the same day each week, in the morning, at least 30 minutes before eating or drinking anything.
- Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking the medication so the medicine doesnot irritate your food pipe.
- Take care of your teeth and jaw while taking the Ostomax and for regular dental checkup while taking Ostomax. Take calcium and vitamin enriched diet.
- Side effects such as headache, back pain and indigestion may occur.
Treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women: One tablet once weekly. Treatment to increase bonemass in men with osteoporosis: One tablet once wee... View More
Concomitant iron, calcium supplements and antacids hinder alendronate absorption. Concomitant aspirin or NSAIDs may increase the incidence of adverse GI... View More
Upper GI disorders (discontinue if symptoms worsen); history of ulcers, active GI bleeding. Correct vitamin D and calcium deficiency before starting the... View More
Alendronic acid reduces bone resorption by inhibiting the action of osteoclasts.
Osteopetrosis, postmenopausal osteoporosis, Paget's disease of bone
Dosing in elderly and renal insufficiency: No dosage adjustment is necessary for the elderly or for patients with mild-to-moderate renal insufficiency (... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
The most common side-effect is digestive reactions. These reactions include irritation, inflammation, or ulcers of the esophagus, which may sometimes bl... View More
Hypocalcaemia; oesophageal abnormalities and factors which delay oesophageal emptying; severe renal impairment; hypersensitivity; inability to stand or ... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More