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Bonviva Injection Overview
(Bonviva Injection) Ibandronate is used to prevent and treat certain types of bone loss (osteoporosis). Osteoporosis causes bones to become thinner and break more easily. Your chance of developing osteoporosis increases after menopause, as you age. Bonviva Injection 3mg/3ml works by slowing bone loss to help maintain strong bones. Its reduce the risk of broken bones (fractures). Ibandronate belongs to a class of medications called bisphosphonates. Also available in Bonviva Tablets 150 mg
How to Use Bonviva Injection
Read the Medication Guide and, if available. The Patient Information Leaflet before starting Bonviva Injection 3mg/3ml. Each time you get a refill because new information may be available. Follow the instructions very closely to make sure you absorb as much of the drug as possible and reduce the risk of injury to your esophagus. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take Bonviva Injection 3mg/3ml by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually once a month on the same date each month. Choose the day of the month that best fits your schedule. Take Bonviva Injection 3mg/3ml after getting up for the day, and at least 60 minutes before taking your first food, beverage or other medication.
Do not take it at bedtime or while you are still in bed. Take Bonviva Injection 3mg/3ml with a full glass (6 to 8 ounces/180 to 240 milliliters) of plain water. Then stay fully upright (sitting, standing, or walking) for at least 60 minutes and do not lie down until after your first food of the day. Wait at least 60 minutes after taking ibandronate before you eat or drink anything other than plain water and before taking any other medication by mouth. Medications such as quinapril, certain forms of didanosine (chewable/dispersible buffered tablets or pediatric oral solution), sucralfate, and bismuth subsalicylate may interfere with the absorption of ibandronate.