Idrofos 3 MgInjection
- Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Boniva
- Generic Brands : Ibandronic Acid
Idrofos Injection is used for Metastasis of bone due to breast cancer, Weak and brittle bones in menopausal women, High calcium levels in the blood and other conditions. Idrofos Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Idrofos Injection contains Ibandronate as an active ingredient. Idrofos Injection works by preventing breakdown of the bones and increasing the density of the bones. Sun Pharma manufactures Idrofos Injection.
Detailed information related to Idrofos Injection's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Ibandronic Acid belongs to the class of drugs called bone mineralisation agents. The drug acts by inhibiting the action of osteoclast, which helps in breakdown of bone by bone cells. Thus, it helps in increasing the bone strength. It also helps by reducing the risk of hip fractures.
Ibandronate belongs to the group of medicines known as bisphosphonates. It inhibits increased loss of calcium from the bones (bone resorption), and prevents bone complications and fractures related to the spread of cancer cells into bone.
Ibandronate are indicated for the prevention of skeletal events (pathological fractures, bone complications requiring radiotherapy or surgery) in patients with breast cancer and bone metastases.
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use Ibandronic Acid as prescribed by your doctor.
The overdose symptoms of Ibandronic Acid may include:
You must seek immediate medical care if you experience any of the above symptoms.
Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Ibandronic Acid or similar drugs.
Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of Ibandronic Acid.
Be cautious while taking Ibandronic Acid tablet if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
Avoid the medicine if you can’t stay in an upright position or stand for at least one hour.
You are advised not to use Ibandronic Acid if it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
Tell your doctor if you have any history of cancer, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, bone fractures or low calcium levels.
Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Inform the doctor if you have any history of allergic reaction with the usage of Ibandronic Acid.
If you have an allergy to ibandronate or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had.
This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
Tablet: If you are not able to stand or sit up for an hour. If you have any of these health problems: A swallowing tube (esophagus) that is not normal, low calcium levels, or trouble swallowing.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain. Very bad belly pain. Trouble swallowing. Very bad jaw pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad bone, joint, or muscle pain. Very bad groin or thigh pain. Numbness or tingling in your mouth. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Twitching. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Ibandronic Acid is used for the treatment of post-menopausal osteoporosis, hypercalcaemia, skeletal muscle defects and bone metastasis in patients with breast cancer.
Ibandronic Acid may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
Consult the product instructions and your pharmacist for storage details. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.