Bandrone 50 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 (ibandronate) by natco is generic version of Boniva.form in the group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Ibandronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures.
Bandrone is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause.
Bandrone may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Uses of Bandrone Tablet
Bandrone 50 mg use 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. ibandronate dosage is to be taken empty stomach.
How Bandrone Tablet works
Bandrone 50 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.
Bandrone Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Bandrone Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These bandrone side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Pain in bones
- Allergic reactions
- Bloated feeling
- Bandrone Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
Take ibandronate after getting up for the day—before taking any food, drink, or other medicine—with plain water only (not with mineral water, milk, coffee, tea or juice).
After taking ibandronate, wait at least 30 minutes before taking your first food, drink, or other medicine of the day, including antacids, calcium supplements and vitamins.
Avoid using ibandronate if you have gum disease or have a planned dental extraction
Dental examination should be considered before taking ibandronate in case of any following conditions such as cancer, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, st***ds, gum disease or having a habit of smoking (as it increases the risk of dental problems)
Do not take ibandronate tablets if you develop difficulty or pain upon swallowing, chest pain, or new or worsening heartburn
You will be regularly monitored for laboratory tests such as bone mineral density, kidney function and blood calcium levels during ibandronate generic treatment.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Do not take if allergic to ibandronate or any of its ingredients.
Do not take if suffering from severe kidney problems or low levels of calcium in the blood.
Do not take if Patient has swallowing problems or having any problem with esophagus (food pipe).