Manufacturer: Sun Pharma
Generic Name: Ibandronate Sodium
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|150mg / 1 Tablet (1 Pack)||$30.00||$30.99|
|150mg / 1 Tablet (3 Pack)||$14.00||$90 $42.5
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|150mg / 1 Tablet (6 Pack)||$10.00||$180 $60
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|150mg / 1 Tablet (9 Pack)||$8.89||$270 $80
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|150mg / 1 Tablet (12 Pack)||$8.25||$360 $99
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CHEMICAL NAME Ibandronate (eye-BAN-dro-nate)
Boniva (Ibandronate) is used to prevent and treat certain types of bone loss or osteoporosis. This condition causes bones to become weak or thin and break more easily. The chances of development of such a condition increases post menopause or if you are taking medication like Prednisone for longer periods.
This works by slowing down the bone loss to help you to maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of broken bones and fractures. It belongs to a class of medication called as bisphosphonates.
Common side effects of using Boniva (Ibandronate) includes - diarrhea, upset stomach, fatigue, muscle ache, pain in legs and arms.
However, much serious side effects may include -
Do not use the Boniva (Ibandronate) if you are allergic to it or if you have certain health issues like - heartburn, achalasia, esophagus issues, low calcium levels, inability to stand upright, hypocalcemia, ulcers or, kidney or stomach issues. Avoid the medication if you are pregnant or wish to be pregnant. Take a note of the above-mentioned symptoms and contact your doctor immediately if your condition worsens.
Before you start using the medication, talk to your doctor about your existing medical conditions. Also, inform your doctor if you are taking orlistat, adefovir, aminoglycosides, etc.
Questions and Answers | Ibandronate
1. Can I take this medication on an empty stomach?
Answer - It is best to take the medication as directed by your doctor or physician. Avoid overdosing or taking alcohol as it may cause serious side effects
2. What precautions I need to take while taking the medication?
Answer- It is important not to lie down for 60 minutes after taking bisphosphonates.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.