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Boniva Injection Ibandronate Sodium and/or alternatives
Boniva 3mg/3mLMarketed as Bonviva in European Union Manufacturer: Atnahs Pharma UK Limited Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Boniva 3mg/3mLManufacturer: Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd Basel Switzerland Source Country : Turkey
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Ibandronate Sodium 3mg/3mLGeneric Alternative to Boniva Injection 3mg/3mL
Manufacturer: A UK MHRA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
Ibandronate Sodium 6mg/6mLGeneric Alternative to Boniva Injection 6mg/6mL
Marketed as Bandrone Injection in India Manufacturer: Natco Pharma Source Country : India
Shipped from : India
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Description of Boniva Injection
Boniva Injection is available in the form of a solution for intravenous administration. The generic name of the medication is Ibandronate, and it belongs to the class of bisphosphonate drugs. It is available in the strength- Boniva Injection 3 mg/ml. You can only buy Boniva Injection if your doctor has prescribed it for your condition.
Indications & Dosage of Boniva Injection
Women usually suffer from osteoporosis after the period of menopause. Boniva Injection is indicated for the prevention and treatment of this condition. The medication works by reducing the rate of bone loss caused by the osteoclast cells. It inhibits the activity of these cells and makes the bones stronger.
The prescribed dose of Boniva Injection is 3mg/ml administered once every 3 months. The injection is administered for 15-20 seconds.
It must be noted that only a healthcare professional can administer Boniva Injection. The injection is only for intravenous administration and should be avoided for intra-arterial or paravenous administration purposes.
Side Effects & Interactions of Boniva Injection
Patients who buy Boniva Injection and use it may experience some side effects. You must take note of any side effect or change in your body and report them to your doctor. Some less serious side effects that may occur are:
- Flu symptoms
- Mild aches in muscles and joints
- Upset stomach
- Swelling, redness or discomfort at injection site
Boniva Injection may also lead to serious side effects, which calls for immediate medical attention. Your doctor may ask you to seek medical help if any of the following side effects occur:
- Severe form of allergy that includes rash, itching and swelling
- Extreme pain in the muscles, bones or joints
- Change in vision
- Trouble breathing
- Jaw pain
- Severe headache or dizziness
- Severe heartburn
- Muscle spasms and cramps, accompanied by numbness
Boniva Injection should not be co-administered with another medication to prevent any kind of drug interaction. Patients who take other drugs, whether prescribed or non-prescribed, must inform their doctor about all the medications they take before getting this injection. On the basis of the studies done so far, Boniva Injection may interact with the following medications:
- Nephrotoxic agents
- Bone-imaging agents
- Supplements containing aluminum, magnesium, iron or calcium
Warnings & Precautions of Boniva Injection
Don’t buy Boniva Injection if you are allergic to bisphosphonates. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to dairy products.
Patients suffering from the following conditions should not be treated with Boniva Injection:
- Hampered kidney functioning
- Kidney disorders
- Low blood calcium levels
- Severe dental problems
- Severe renal impairment
There are other health conditions in the presence of which the use of Boniva Injection may prove to be harmful. Inform your doctor if you have suffered from any of these conditions:
- Blood clotting issues
- Dental problems
- Heart problems
- High blood pressure
- Abnormal levels of vitamin D or calcium in the blood
- Bone disorders
It is important to take an adequate amount of vitamin D and calcium when getting treated with Boniva Injection. Inform your dentist about the use of this injection if you are planning to undergo cosmetic dentistry or other dental procedures.
Boniva Injection may stay in the body for long periods. Pregnant and nursing women should take precautions and consult their doctor before using this medication.
Patients taking Boniva Injection should get their serum creatinine levels measured before every dose.
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