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    Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis has some risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing osteoporosis:

    • Gender: women are more likely to have osteoporosis than are men
    • Age: the risks of having osteoporosis increases with age
    • Family history: there are more chances of you suffering from osteoporosis if either of your parents has experienced a fracture due to fragile bones.
    • Hormonal levels: if the sex hormone levels in the body are lower than the normal levels, for example in the case of menopause in women, osteoporosis may occur. 
    • Dietary habits like eating very less of calcium through food may also trigger the onset of osteoporosis
    • Overactive thyroid gland can also lead to produce more thyroid hormones that can cause too much bone loss
    • Certain medications like those used for the conditions like seizures, gastric reflux, transplant rejection and cancer can cause osteoporosis
    • Lifestyle choices like sedentary life, no exercise, too much of alcohol consumption and tobacco use may lead to osteoporosis
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    Osteofos 35mg Tablet 4'S

    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.
    $11.25
    Picture of Osteofos 70mg Tablet 4'S

    Osteofos 70mg Tablet 4'S

    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.
    $15.60