Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd Basel Switzerland
Bonviva Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of post-menopausal osteoporosis—a condition characterized by low bone mineral density in women. Bonviva Injection is available in 3mg/3ml strength.
The generic name of this drug is Ibandronate, and it falls under the catagory of bisphosphonates. Bonviva Injections are administered intravenously, and should be given only by a qualified healthcare professional. Do not self inject Boniva.
The following are the advantages of this drug:
Bonviva Injection works by preventing bone resorption, a process in which certain bone cells, called osteoclasts, remove bone tissue. This medication performs three primary functions:
You should not buy Bonviva Injection if you are allergic to any of ingredients present in the formulation. Prior to using this medicine, share your medical history with your doctor, especially if you have/have had: a severe kidney disease, an ulcer in your esophagus or stomach, hypocalcemia (a condition of low volume of calcium in the blood), or trouble swallowing. You should not use this drug if you cannot stand or sit in an upright position continuously for at least an hour.
The safety of this drug for pregnant and lactating women has not yet been established. If you are pregnant or nursing a child, do not use Boniva Injection without telling your doctor. In case you become pregnant during treatment, tell your doctor about it.
Some drugs may interact with Boniva Injection, reducing its efficacy and/or causing severe side effects. Before you buy Bonviva Injection, tell your doctor all medications that you are taking, including herbal and over-the-counter medicines.
Common and mild side effects of Boniva Injection include: mild redness or swelling at the injection site, headache, back pain, nausea, upset stomach, flu symptoms, diarrhea, swelling of the eyes, or pain in the legs or arms. In most cases, these side effects are temporary. You should consult your doctor if any of the above-mentioned symptoms persists or exacerbate.
Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms after taking this drug: chest pain, jaw pain, feeling of numbness in your jaw, pain or burning sensation under your ribs, severe and persistent muscle, bone, or jaw pain, or heartburn.
In extremely rare cases, patients may experience an allergic reaction minutes after taking this drug. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience any of the following: wheezing, shortness of breath, breathing trouble, skin rashes or itching, or swelling of your face, tongue, or other body parts.
The following ingredients are present in Boniva Injection: