Boniva (Ibandronate) Product Information
Boniva is a prescription treatment for osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition where bone density is decreased and increase in fragility.
When you are suffering from osteoporosis after the menopause you may be treated with Boniva.
Order Boniva and Generic Ibandronate Online
Boniva is available to order online as both a brand product that manufactured by Roche or a generic product that is manufactured by various UK generic manufacturers.
Both products come in a pack size of 3 tablets, where each tablet contains 150mg of Ibandronate, the active ingredient.
The lowest price for Boniva is $65 for 3 tablets as a product of Turkey, while the generic Ibandronate costs $35 for 3 tablets.
Shipping time does vary when you compare your options. For instance, the brand Boniva 150mg will take 10-18 business days compared to 7-10 business days for the generic product to arrive in the United States.
There is a standard $9.95 charge for shipping per order.
A prescription for Boniva is required to order online from our pharmacy. The prescription can be faxed, emailed, or uploaded directly on the website. If you require further assistance you can contact our customer support at 1-855-776-0079.
Your doctor will tell you how to take the tablets and you must stick to the advice that they give you and not take either more or less.
Boniva is usually take once monthly. It should be taken in the morning an hour before you eat, drink or take other medication. There should be a full glass of water used and it must be swallowed whole. For the next hour you should not lie down.
Although you may avoid side effects there are things that you need to look out for. You need to see the doctor if:
- You think you are allergic to the drug or any of the ingredients in it
- You develop hives or a rash
- You have breathing problems
- Parts of your face swell
If you get the following side effects then stop taking the medication and contact the doctor:
- Chest pain
- Back and rib pain
- Coughing up blood
- Jaw pain or swelling
- Joint and muscle pain
There is also a risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw - the bone begins to fail - and this could occur if you have suffered from cancer and undergone radiation treatment or chemotherapy.
There are previous and ongoing conditions that can prevent you from using Boniva. Before starting to use the medication tell the doctor if you are allergic to it or if you have any of the following conditions: -
- Low calcium levels
- Kidney disease
- Esophagus problems and trouble swallowing
- Inability to be upright for an hour
- Dental problems
If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant then you should inform the doctor before they prescribe Boniva and also speak to them if you get pregnant once treatment has started. It is also unknown whether the medication can be passed into breast milk, so again you need to tell the doctor if you are breastfeeding in order to prevent harm to the unborn child.
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.