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Facts About Boniva (Ibandronate Sodium)
Boniva (ibandronate sodium) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Patient Education: Boniva / Ibandronate Tablets
Patient education for Boniva / ibandronate tablets.
Osteoporosis Screening Quiz
Osteoporosis is a condition which is characterized by loss of the normal density of bone, resulting in brittle bones. Brittle bones are subject to fracture. The disease process can be silent (without symptoms) for decades. Do you have symptoms or risk factors for osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis Risk Factor Quiz
The more risk factors you have for a specific disease, the more likely it is you will develop that disease. Do you have any of the risk factors associated with osteoporosis?
What You Need to Know About Steroid Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is both preventable and treatable. Glucocorticoids (steroids) are the most common cause of drug-induced osteoporosis.
Boniva (Ibandronate Sodium)
Boniva is indicated for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. In March 2005, Boniva received approval in a new formulation, as a once-monthly oral tablet, with a recommended dosage of 150 mg on the same date each month. This approval made Boniva the first ever once-monthly oral treatment for any chronic disease, from CenterWatch.