Boniva

( Ibandronate Sodium )

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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza 1.17 miles away
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$178.72

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$9.97 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42780 Creek View Plaza 2.55 miles away
$9.97 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 19350 Winmeade Dr 2.80 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 43300 Southern Walk Plaza 2.89 miles away
$9.97 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 21399 Epicerie Plaza 4.40 miles away
$9.97 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42415 Ryan Road 5.16 miles away
$9.97 With Free Coupon
COSTCO 21398 Price Cascades Plz, 4.12 miles away
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$10.33 With Free Coupon
COSTCO 1300 Edwards Ferry Rd Ne, 5.82 miles away
$10.33 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY 45415 Dulles Crossing Plaza 2.82 miles away
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$109.33

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$17.75 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY 19360 Compass Creek Parkway 5.33 miles away
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SAFEWAY PHARMACY 22350 S Sterling Blvd 4.74 miles away Retail

$178.72

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$23.92 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC 45131 Columbia Place 3.11 miles away
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$158.99

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$25.31 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC 101 Crosstrail Blvd 4.05 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd 1.34 miles away
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$58.02 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 44835 Russell Branch Pkwy 1.35 miles away
$58.02 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 43930 Farmwell Hunt Plz Unit 140 1.46 miles away
$58.02 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 19305 Ruby Drive 2.90 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 45130 Columbia Pl 3.04 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 110 Edds Lane 3.34 miles away
$58.02 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 46201 Potomac Run Plz 4.13 miles away
$58.02 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY 401 Sterling Park Shop Mall 4.80 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 616 E Market St 5.97 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 1200 Edwards Ferry Rd 5.99 miles away
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WALGREENS 20321 Susan Leslie Drive 1.01 miles away
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$58.19 With Free Coupon
WALGREENS 42820 Creek View Plz 2.50 miles away
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WALGREENS 43250 Southern Walk Plaza 2.95 miles away
$58.19 With Free Coupon
WALGREENS 526 Fort Evans Rd 5.23 miles away
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WALGREENS 424 Sycolin Rd Se 5.36 miles away
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WALGREENS 46965 Cedar Lake Plaza 5.61 miles away
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WALGREENS 20800 Great Falls Plaza 6.27 miles away
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Ibandronate Sodium

Drug Info for ibandronate sodium

Ibandronate is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (a condition in which the bones become thin and weak and break easily) in women who have undergone menopause (''change of life,'' end of menstrual periods). Ibandronate is in a class of medications called bisphosphonates. It works by preventing bone breakdown and increasing bone density (thickness).

Boniva is used to help prevent bone loss (osteoporosis) in postmenopausal women. Ibandronate is the generic version. On average Boniva is quite expensive, at about $258 for a supply of 1, 150 mg tablet. However, you can use our free OptionRx coupon card to save significantly on Boniva prices at a participating pharmacy near you.

If you take this medicine once each month, take it on the same date each month. Choose a day that best fits your activity schedule and will be easy to remember.

Sit or stand while you take this medicine. Do not lie down for at least 60 minutes after you take the medicine, and do not lie down until after you have eaten.

Use plain water to take your medicine. The medicine may not work as well if you use other liquids.

Swallow the tablet whole with 6 to 8 ounces of water. Do not chew or suck on the tablet.

Wait at least 60 minutes after you take this medicine before you eat or drink or take any other medicine. This will help your body absorb the medicine.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Missed dose: Monthly dose: If your next regular dose is more than 7 days away, take the missed dose the next morning after you remember. Then take a dose on your regular day and continue with your schedule.If your next regular dose is 1 to 7 days away, skip the missed dose and take the next dose on your regular day. Continue with your normal schedule.Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.Daily dose: Wait until the next morning to take a dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Take this medicine in the morning on an empty stomach. Follow the directions exactly to lower the risk of esophagus problems.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to ibandronate, or you have esophagus problems or trouble swallowing. Do not use it if you cannot stand or sit upright for at least 60 minutes after you take the medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, heartburn, anemia, blood clotting problems, ulcers or other stomach or bowel problems, a vitamin D deficiency, or a history of cancer. Tell your doctor if you have dental problems or if you wear dentures.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Damage to your esophagusLow calcium levelsIncreased risk for a thigh bone fracture

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine could cause jaw problems, especially if you have a tooth pulled or have other dental work.

This medicine may interact with the dye used for bone scans.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Unusual pain in your thigh, groin, or hip

Some medicines can affect how ibandronate works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Cancer medicines or treatmentsNSAID pain or arthritis medicine (including aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen, naproxen)Steroids (including dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone, prednisolone, prednisone)

Take this medicine at least 60 minutes before you take any other oral medicine, including aluminum, magnesium, iron, or calcium supplements, or antacids.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine could cause jaw problems, especially if you have a tooth pulled or have other dental work.

This medicine may interact with the dye used for bone scans.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Unusual pain in your thigh, groin, or hip
  • Muscle spasms or twitching, tingling or numbness in your fingers, toes, or around your mouth
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Difficult or painful swallowing
  • Severe bone, joint, or muscle pain
  • Pain, swelling, numbness, or a heavy feeling in your mouth or jaw, loose teeth, or other tooth problems
  • Chest pain, new or worsening heartburn, or a burning feeling in your throat
  • Cough, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat