Boniva Oral Tablet, Monthly 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Boniva: Oral tablet, monthly (150mg)

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Boniva 150mg Tab
Roche Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: BNVA  |  150

What is this Medicine?

IBANDRONATE (i BAN droh nate) slows calcium loss from bones. It is used to treat osteoporosis in women past the age of menopause.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Boniva: Oral tablet, monthly(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Boniva 150mg Tablet

NDC: 000040186
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Osteoporosis Prophylaxis, Osteoporosis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Boniva 150mg Tablet
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Roche Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: BNVA  |  150
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Boniva 150mg Tablet

Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.8-2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.8-5.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-3.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
1.1-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.3-2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.3-2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
1.3-2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
1.3-2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
1.3-2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
1.5-4.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
1.8-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
1.9-2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.1-5.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.4-6.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
2.5-4.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.5-4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
2.6-6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
2.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Infection Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
3.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
3.5-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.6-11.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
4.3-13.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.1-7.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
5.3-7.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Boniva 150mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Boniva 150mg Tablet(Ibandronate Sodium)
Food and Ibandronate Sodium(Ibandronate Sodium)
Take Ibandronate with water only, on an empty stomach at the start of the day. Taking Ibandronate with food will decrease the actions of the drug. Take Ibandronate at least 60 minutes before any other beverage, food, or other medication for the day. In particular, avoid dairy products and orange juice within 2 hours of this drug. Also avoid laying down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medicine. To avoid irritation to the esophagus (tube connecting mouth to the stomach), this medicine must be taken as directed.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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