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Skelid Tiludronate Disodium and/or alternatives

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Skelid 200mg

Manufacturer: Sanofi Aventis Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom

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Description of Skelid

Skelid belongs to the family of bisphosphonate medicines. It contains tiludronic acid as its active ingredient, which is hydrated form of tiludronate disodium. Patients suffering from a bone disorder known as Paget’s disease are often advised to buy Skelid as this drug regulates bone metabolism, reduces bone turnover, and helps prevent deformation of new bones or the breakdown of old bones.

Skelid is supplied as 240mg oral tablets and contains the following inactive ingredients: sodium lauryl sulphate, crospovidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, and lactose monohydrate and magnesium stearate.

The generic name for Skelid is Tiludronate disodium.

Indications & Dosage of Skelid

Skelid is indicated for the treatment of Osteitis deformans or Paget’s disease, as it is more commonly known.

Skelid should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor. There are certain special instructions that need to be strictly followed for the entire duration of treatment with this drug. The recommended daily dosage of Skelid for a period of three months is 400mg.

Patients need to swallow the tablet with a full glass of water, at least 2 hours post or prior to a meal. It is also advised that patients not lie down within half an hour of taking a Skelid dose.

The doctor may deem it necessary to perform certain tests and make adjustments in dosage.

Individuals who buy Skelid may store it at temperatures between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius.

Side Effects & Interactions of Skelid

Skelid can cause certain side effects. However, not all patients taking this drug are affected. Some may experience only minor effects, while others may be prone to the more serious (albeit rare) adverse effects of Skelid. It is best to discuss all the possibilities with a doctor before patients start their treatment. Some of the common and minor side effects of Skelid are:

  • Nausea
  • Stomach problems like diarrhea, gas, constipation
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Unusual rashes on the skin or itching

The following list includes some the major effects of Skelid that should be immediately reported to a doctor:

  • Chest pain
  • Muscle aches, joint or bone pain
  • Vision troubles
  • Severe heartburn
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Swelling of the jaw, hands, feet
  • Blistering or peeling skin
  • Bloody or black stools
  • Vomit resembling ground coffee

Skelid can interact with several drugs. Such interactions may increase the magnitude of side effects, reduce the efficiency of one or both drugs, and bring about unwanted adverse reactions in the body. To avoid such situations, patients should inform their doctors regarding the current medications they are on. Drugs that may interact with Skelid include: NSAIDs, antacids, calcium supplements, indomethacin and other bisphosphonates. The doctor sets the dosage of Skelid for each patient keeping in mind possible drug interactions and their effects. It is necessary to consult the doctor before changing doses, starting a new drug, or stopping the use of an old one.

Warnings & Precautions of Skelid

Patients allergic to any ingredient in Skelid should avoid this drug.

Skelid increases the risk of Osteonecrosis in individuals with certain pre-existing (or history of) medical conditions. The doctor should be informed about medical history, especially by patients with: kidney disease, esophagus disease, cancer, dental disorders, and anemia.

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