Boniva (also known as Ibandronic Acid)
Boniva, potent medication in the bisphosphonate class, reduces bone resorption and turnover and results in a net gain in bone mass.
– Treatment of Post-menopausal osteoporosis. Can reduce incidence of vertebral fractures.
– Prevention of Post-menopausal osteoporosis.
Patients with hypocalcemia or renal impairment should consult a physician prior to starting on Boniva.
Boniva is administered every 3 months as an infusion while patient is also receiving oral calcium and Vitamin D therapy.