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Lendrol-D 70mg/70mcg tablet

Brand: Genix

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Lendrol-D 70mg/70mcg tablet is composed of Alendronate (70mg)Cholecalciferol (70mcg)

Alendronate is used for the treatment of certain types of bone loss in adults. This medicine works by slowing bone loss and this effect helps maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of broken bones. It is specially used in the treatment of osteoporosis. This medicine belongs to a class of medicines called bisphosphonates.

Introduction

How To Use

  • This medicine should be taken oral with water.
  • For dose adjustments please consult your doctor.
  • The usual dosage is one tablet per day.
  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not chew or crush the tablet.
  • Take this medicine before the first meal of the day.

Expert Advice

  • For oral use only.
  • Please store alendronate at room temperature away from direct heat and sunlight. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not increase the dose yourself, use according to your doctor’s prescription.

Primary Uses

Osteoporosis

Indications

This medication is indicated in post-menopausal women with osteoporosis (bone disorder in which bones become weak) to prevent fractures in them.

Side Effects

Patients using this medication may at times experience oesophageal ulcers, abdominal pain, and dyspepsia (indigestion). If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.

Warnings

Pregnancy

Pregnant females are advised to consult their doctors before taking this medicine. 

Lactation

Lactating females are advised to consult their doctors before taking this medicine.

Driving

It is safe to drive after taking this medicine.

Liver

Caution is advised, better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine. 

Kidney

Caution is advised, better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Please avoid consuming alcohol while using this medicine. 

Precautions

This medication should be used with extreme caution in patients with upper GI disorders.

Contraindications

Alendronate is contraindicated in following conditions:

  • Low vitamin D levels.
  • Low amount of calcium in the blood.
  • Atrial fibrillation.
  • Inflammation of esophagus.

FAQS

Is there any activity that we are to refrain from while using this medicine?

You are strictly not allowed to lie down after taking the medicine, as this would urge the medicine towards the mouth and cause irritation and inflammation over there.

Is it safe for pregnant females to use this medicine?

No, it is contraindicated during pregnancy.

Does it have any effect on hair growth?

Hair fall is a very common side effect of using this medicine, but make sure to bring this to your doctor’s notice when the situation exaggerates.

Can this medicine affect my ability at work?

This medicine might make you drowsy and lethargic for a while, so avoid doing activities that require a lot of energy.

Is hair loss a side effect of alendronate?

Hair loss is a very rare side effect of alendronate.

Can I use this medicine for a long-term treatment?

Do check plasma levels of calcium and phosphate regularly. In long term treatment monitor serum and urinary calcium levels and renal function.

Do I have to be careful if I am taking this medication?

Yes, give a gap of 2 hours or more between doses of bile acid sequestrants such as orlistat or cholestyramine and mineral oil.

When do I contact my prescriber?

Contact your prescriber if there is nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite, increased urination, mental or mood changes.

Are there any interaction of this with other medications?

Yes, this medication can interact with barbiturates, anticonvulsants, danazol, digitalis, thiazides and antacids.

What is the recommended dosage in adults and children?

For simple vitamin D deficiency in adults and children 10mcg (400) units daily should be used.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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