BONDRONAT 50 mg. 28 tablets
- The active substance is ibandronic acid. Each tablet contains 50 mg ibandronic acid.
Other ingredients are:
- A core tablet: lactose monohydrate, povidone, microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, purified stearic acid, anhydrous silica.
- Coating of the tablet, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, talc, Macrogol 6000.
WHAT BONDRONAT AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
The film-coated tablets are oval, white to cream in color, engraved L2 / IT. They are sold in packs of 28 or 84 tablets.
The active substance of Bondronat, ibandronic acid, belongs to the group of bisphosphonates. It inhibits increased loss of calcium from the bones and prevents bone complications and fractures related to the spread of cancer cells into bone.
Bondronat tablets are indicated for the prevention of events by the skeleton in patients with breast cancer and bone metastases.
Before taking BONDRONAT:
Do not use Bondronat:
- If you are hypersensitive to the active substance or any of the other ingredients.
Taking Bondronat, pay special attention:
You should tell your doctor if you know or think you may have:
- Hypersensitivity to other bisphosphonates
- Low blood calcium
- Other disturbances of mineral metabolism
- Severe kidney disease
- You have had problems in the past with your esophagus
- Aware of any signs or symptoms suggesting a possible reaction of the esophagus. In this case you should immediately talk to your doctor.
- Are also taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, since both types of medicinal products can irritate the stomach and intestines.
- Suffer from galactose intolerance, lactase deficiency have or have problems with the absorption of glucose-galactose.
Pregnancy and lactation
Bondronat should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
There are no adequate data from the use of ibandronic acid in pregnant women. Reproduction studies in animals have shown adverse effects on the fetus and the presence of ibandronic acid in the milk of rats. unknown potential risk for humans.
HOW TO TAKE BONDRONAT?
The usual dose of Bondronat is one tablet daily. If you have severe kidney problems, your doctor may reduce your dose to one tablet per week.
Always take Bondronat exactly as your doctor has told you and if you are not sure how to use it, ask your doctor.
To reduce possible irritation, it is important to follow the instructions below:
BEFORE taking your first food, drink or other medicines for days, take Bondronat tablet with a full glass of plain water. Do not take your tablet with any drink other than plain water.
- Do not chew, suck or allow the tablet to dissolve in your mouth.
- After taking your Bondronat tablet, wait at least 30 minutes before taking your first food, drink or other medicines for days.
- You must be in an upright position while taking Bondronat tablets and remain upright for 60 minutes after.
- It is important to continue taking Bondronat for as long as your doctor prescribes. Bondronat can help with your condition only if you continue to take the tablets
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Bondronat can cause side effects. The most common side effects were dyspepsia and decreased levels of calcium in the blood. Other common side effects were fatigue / weakness, abdominal pain, nausea and inflammation of the esophagus.
If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor.