Bandrone 150 mg Tablet is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Osteoporosis makes the bones weaker and thinner and increases the risk of fractures. This medication may cause a decrease in the blood calcium levels, hence it is not recommended for use in patients with low calcium levels.
What is Bandrone?
Bandrone Tablet is used for Weak and brittle bones in menopausal women, Metastasis of bone due to breast cancer, High calcium levels in the blood and other conditions. Bandrone Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Bandrone Tablet contains Ibandronic Acid as an active ingredient.
Bandrone 150 mg work by preventing breakdown of the bones and increasing the density of the bones.
Natco Pharma manufactures Bandrone Tablet.
Mechanism of Action of Bandrone 150mg Tab 1s:
Ibandronic Acid Is A Potent Bone Resorption Inhibitor, Which Acts On Osteoclasts Or On Osteoclast Precursors. It Increases Bone Mineral Density By Reducing The Rate Of Bone Resorption. Absorption: Poorly Absorbed Orally. Absolute Bioavailability: <1%. Distribution: Protein-Binding: 85-99%. Excretion: Via Urine. Unabsorbed Drug Via Faeces.
Uses of Bandrone Tablet
Bandrone 150 is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.
How to use Bandrone Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bandrone 150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Bandrone Tablet works
Bandrone 150 mg Tablet is a bisphosphonate. It works by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause destruction of bone. This strengthens the bones and minimizes the risk of fractures.
Side effects of Bandrone(150 mg)
Most Common: Back pain, pain in the arms or legs, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
Body as a Whole : Infection, weakness and allergic reaction.
Gastrointestinal: Indigestion, tooth disorder, vomiting and stomach inflammation.
Metabolic: Increased cholesterol level in blood.
Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain and joint disorder.
Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, numbness, sleep disorder, fainting and nerve root lesion.
Skin : Rash.
Respiratory : Chest pain, upper respiratory infection, inflammation of bronchus and pneumonia.
Eye: Eye inflammation.
Genitourinary: Urinary tract infection. Bandrone 150 mg side effect are most common.
If you have an allergy to ibandronate or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. Tablet: If you are not able to stand or sit up for an hour. If you have any of these health problems: A swallowing tube (esophagus) that is not normal, low calcium levels, or trouble swallowing.
Drug Interactions of Bandrone 150mg Tab 1s:
Impaired Absorption With Aluminium, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium Compounds. Increased Risk Of GI Or Renal Adverse Effects With NSAIDs. Additive Hypocalcaemic Effects With Aminoglycosides.
Do not use more than the prescribed dosage.
Do not use Bandrone 150 mg Tablet on advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give it to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying Bandrone 150 mg Tablet.
Store Bandrone 150 mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight