Tibofem is prescribed for postmenopausal osteoporosis and hormone replacement therapy. The medicine is available in 2.5mg tablets (14 in a pack). Cipla Pharmaceuticals manufactures the drug. Tibofem is a hormone for women who suffer from weakening of the bone. Tibofem pills are prescribed for post-menopausal women over 60 years only. The medication can significantly help women who suffer from terrible back pains during menopausal osteoporosis.
The main ingredient of Tibofem is Tibolone. It is a synthetic steroid hormone that is used for hormone replacement therapy. The medicine can be freely purchased in any drug store without doctor`s prescription. However, consultation is strongly recommended.
Tibofem substitutes estrogen and prevents bone loss. The tablet also helps to produce testosterone and progesterone. They directly influence specific tissues only. Tibofem has estrogenic effects on vaginal, bone, and breast tissue. These actions assist to re-establish the hormonal balance to ease vaginal atrophy, as well as loss of bone density. Tibofem has almost the same, or even higher efficacy weighed against some older menopausal hormone therapy medicine.
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Tibofem may cause the following side effects. They are possible but can never occur. Some of them should be considered severe. In case, any of them happen, stop taking the drug immediately and consult your physician.
The most common adverse effects are the annoyance, abnormal hair growth, gastrointestinal symptoms, genital itching, heart failure, vaginal infections, lower abdominal pain, thickening of the lining of the womb, abnormal growth of the cervix, etc.
Long-standing Tibofem treatment has such serious health dangers as increased risk of endometrial cancer, breast cancer, and deep vein thrombosis.
If you take any medicine of the similar type simultaneously, all positive Tibofem effects may be different. It can lead to side-effects risks. Thus, the drug will never work correctly. Inform your physician about any vitamins and the medications you are going to use at the same time to prevent possible drug interactions.
Tibofem can be freely taken together with barbiturates, midazolam, rifampin, carbamazepine, primidone, and phenytoin. Tibofem cannot interact with warfarin.
Moreover, Tibofem must never be taken if you have such conditions as porphyria, hormone-dependent tumors, cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease, lactation, heart disease, or hypersensitivity.
Tibofem pills must be taken once per day before or after food. The tablets are prescribed for the period from three to six month (the maximum period before a general review).
You should store Tibofem between 64-77 °F in a cool, dry place.