ibandronate

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ibandronate, ibandronate sodium

(USAN), ibandronic acid (INN) n ibandronato, ibandronato sódico, ácido ibandrónico (INN)
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s Boniva, indicated for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
SM: The latest study by Merck, the company that makes Boniva, found that after seven years of taking a medication with bisphosphonates, like Boniva, the risk of fracture increases.
The product is a generic version of Hoffmann-La Roche's Boniva Injection.
Its major drugs include Accutane for acne vulgaris, Aurorix for depression, Actemra for rheumatoid arthrritis, Boniva for osteopososis, Cellcept for transplant rejection and Dilatrend for hypertension.
Boniva also is administered as an intravenous injection, as is another bisphosphonate, zoledronic acid (Reclast).
hey are raloxifene (Evista), bisphosphonates (Actonel, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast), parathyroid hormone, denosumab (Prolia), and calcitonin (Fortical, Miacalcin) (Level A evidence).
In the lower-risk patients without a prior fracture, "that is where Boniva does not seem to work very well" in comparison with switching to another oral bisphosphonate.
This forecast assesses the impact of generics, especially upon patent expiry of key bisphosphonate drugs such as Actonel, Boniva, and Reclast.
Most of them are looking for solutions other than bisphosphonates like Fosamax, Actonel, and Boniva.
But bisphosphonates -- such as Merck's Fosamax, Roche's Boniva, Novartis's Reclast, and Warner Chilcott's Actonel -- remain the most popular option, and can be bought for as little as $10 per month in the US.
review, published in The New England Journal of Medicine online recently, was prompted by a growing debate over how long women should continue using the drugs, known as bisphosphonates, which are sold as generic versions of brands like Fosamax and Boniva, as well as Novartis's Reclast.
Jan Towers, AANP Director of Health Policy, "Contact your local legislator, every time you take your Boniva.