Ibandronate Prefilled Syringe
For bone strength.
This medicine will be given to you at the doctor's office.
This medicine is given by pushing the entire dose of the medicine into the IV line at one time.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
You may need vitamin and mineral supplements while on this medicine. Please speak with your doctor or pharmacist.
Visit your dentist regularly. Proper care of your teeth is very important while taking this medicine. Brush your teeth and floss regularly.
Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Some patients have serious side effects from this medicine. Ask your pharmacist to show you the information from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and discuss it with you.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- back pain
- fever or chills
- flu-like symptoms
- pain, redness, swelling near injection
- kidney problems
- joint or muscle pain
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- bone pain
- severe or persistent bone, joint or jaw pain
- jaw pain
- muscle aches, spasms or abnormal movements
- unusual or unexplained pain in hips, thighs or groin
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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