Generic Name : IBANDRONATE (ORAL/INJECTION) ABSTRACT – Boniva is a bisphosphonate medication drug that is used in the prevention...
Boniva is a bisphosphonate medication drug that is used in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in women after menopause. This drug helps in increasing bone mass, slows the breakdown of bones and prevents fractures by altering bone formation. It is classified as a ‘bisphosphonate’.
- Boniva is to be taken as directed by the doctors.
- The oral tablet is to be consumed whole once a month with a full glass of water, an hour before consuming food or beverages.
- The injection is to be administered intravenously.
- General Adult Dosage available:
Injection – 3mg, once in every three months (each dosage administered over 15-30 seconds)
- Oral tablet – 150mg per month
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Blood in urine
- Difficulty in urinating
- Chest pain
- Cough with mucus
- Difficulty in breathing
- Lower back pain
- Irregular palpitations
- Sore Throat
- Ear Congestion
RARE SIDE EFFECTS:
- Severe heartburn
- Pain under the ribs
- Unusual pains in joints
- Muscle spasms
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Jaw pain
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Boniva has major interactions with 41 different drugs.