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About the drug: The active ingredient of the drug is Sodium Alendronate. It is mainly used in the treatment of osteoporosis . Uses of the drug: The medicine is used to prevent or treat osteoporosis that is caused either because of taking steroids on both men and women or caused by menopause. It may also be used to treat Paget’s disease of bone in both men and women. Working of the drug: The medicine works by changing the process of bone formation and breakdown in the body. It helps in reduction of bone loss at the same time helping more bone mass production which results in preventing bone fractures.
What is Sodium Alendronate? Sodium Alendronate manufactured under the brand names Fosamax, Osteofos (by Cipla) among several other trade names worldwide is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis caused by menopause or by taking steroids (both men and women). Sodium Alendronate medication changes the process of bone formation and breakdown in the body. It reduces bone loss while helping more bone mass production which may prevent bone fractures. This medication is also used to treat Paget’s disease of bone in both men and women. Sodium Alendronate may also be given for conditions not listed above.
About the drug: The medicine containing Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate and Emtricitabine as the active ingredients has the brand name of Tenvir EM. Both the salts are combined to consume for the treatment of Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The use of this combination drug is only indicated for people over the age of 18 years. The medicine is classified under antiviral medications that are used specifically for treating viral infections. Doctors prescribe Tenvir EM with other antiretroviral drugs to treat the HIV-1 infection. The active ingredients of the medicine work together to control and prevent the virus from multiplying and slow down the progression of the disease. This helps the immune system to work better.
Celecoxib is a NSAID that is preferably used for bringing relief from various kinds of pains and swelling. Like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, spondylitis, painful menstruation and, post operative pains like those caused by injuries, dental procedures and surgery etc. It is more or less equal to ibuprofen in treating the post operative pain. It is also recommended for use in several children above 2 years of age for treating arthritis. This medicine comes as tablet and Capsules forms for relieving pain. The drug is used to release a variety of pains like those caused by osteoarthritis,menstrual cramps
About the drug: Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist. This drug is used worldwide under different brand names for the treatment of various seasonal allergies and especially for relieving the symptoms of Asthma. Uses of the drug: The drug Montelukast is used for seasonal and perennial (occurs all year round) allergic rhinitis (a condition associated with sneezing and stuffy, runny or itchy nose. The symptoms like bronchospasm, seasonal rhinitis (also known as hay fever) and Urticaria. “Mont” in Montelukast stands for the place Montreal, where Merck developed the drug.