Bonemas is used to treat or prevent weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) caused by menopause or use of steroids. Using this medicine can reduce your ri... View More
Uses of Bonemas
Side effects of Bonemas
How to use Bonemas
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. Bonemas is to be taken emp... View More
How Bonemas works
Bonemas is a bisphosphonate. It works by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause destruction of bone. This strengthens the bones and m... View More
What if you forget to take Bonemas?
If you miss a dose of Bonemas, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Adult: PO Osteoporosis 10 mg/day or 70 mg once wkly. Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis 5 mg/day or 35 mg once wkly. Corticosteroid-induced o... 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.
Mode of Action
Administration Take only in morning, not at bedtime or before arising Take tablet with full glass of water (6-8 oz) at least 30 minutes before first... View More
Osteopetrosis, postmenopausal osteoporosis, Paget's disease of bone.
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <35 Not recommended.
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% Hypocalcemia, transient and mild (18%) 1-10% Hypophosphatemia, transient and mild (10%),Abdominal pain (7%),Musculoskeletal pain (4.1%),Dyspep... View More
Hypocalcaemia; oesophageal abnormalities and factors which delay oesophageal emptying; severe renal impairment; hypersensitivity; inability to stand or ... View More
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