What is Bandrone 50mg?
Bandrone 50mg 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 are the uses of Bandrone?
ibandronic acid tablet uses for the treatment of Weak and brittle bones in menopausal women, Metastasis of bone due to breast cancer, High calcium levels in the blood and other conditions.
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. Bandrone 50 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Bandrone Tablet works
Bandrone 50mg 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.
Major & minor ibandronic acid tablets side effects are here :
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Loosening of the teeth
- Flu-like symptoms
- Muscle pain
- Abdominal pain
- Difficult or painful urination
- Shortness of breath
- Dull, aching pain in the hip, groin or thighs
If the monthly dose of Bandrone 50 mg Tablet tablet is missed and there is less than a week remaining for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the scheduled dose next month. If the next dose is more than a week later, take the missed dose as soon as you remember, in the morning. If the 3-monthly appointment for the Bandrone 50 mg Tablet injection is missed, inform the doctor immediately and take the dose as soon as it can be rescheduled. After this dose, the next dose should be scheduled 3 months later.
Contact the doctor or seek emergency medical treatment if you suspect an overdose of Bandrone 50 mg Tablet . Since the injection is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
Expert advice for Bandrone Tablet
Take it in the morning at least 30 minutes before eating or drinking anything.
Your doctor has prescribed ibandronic acid tablet to make your bones stronger and lower the risk of fractures.
Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking the medication so the medicine doesn’t irritate your food pipe.
It may cause the amount of calcium in your blood to fall. Take calcium rich food in your diet and have regular blood tests to monitor the level of calcium in your blood.
It’s important to look after your mouth and teeth as much as possible while you’re taking. Have regular dental check-ups and inform your dentist about taking Bandrone 50 mg Tablet.
Warnings for special population
Pregnancy – This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Breast-feeding – This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
Use in pediatrics – This medicine is not recommended for use in children or adolescents.
Route of administration – Bandrone 50 mg Tablet injection should be administered only via the intravenous route.
Severe musculoskeletal pain – This medicine may produce severe bone, joint, and/or muscle pain. Report any such symptoms to the doctor immediately and discontinue therapy under your doctor’s supervision.