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Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist each time you get a new medicine.

How should I receive BONIVA?

  • BONIVA Injection is given 1 time every 3 months by a healthcare provider.

  • If you miss a dose of BONIVA, call your doctor or healthcare provider to schedule your

next dose.

What are the possible side effects of BONIVA? BONIVA may cause serious side effects.

  • See “What is the most important information I should know about BONIVA?”

The most common side effects of BONIVA include:

  • Pain in your bones, joints or muscles

  • Back pain

  • Abdominal pain

  • Flu-like symptoms may happen within 3 days after you receive BONIVA. Symptoms include:

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If you have flu-like symptoms, they should get better within 24 to 48 hours.

Some people have pain or a sore that will not heal in their mouth or jaw while they receive BONIVA. Tell your doctor or dentist if you have mouth or jaw problems.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of BONIVA. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1­ 800-FDA-1088.

How should I store BONIVA if I need to pick it up from a pharmacy?

  • Store BONIVA Injection at room temperature between 68°F and 77°F (20°C and 25°C).

Keep BONIVA Injection and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of BONIVA.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use BONIVA for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give BONIVA to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about BONIVA. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about BONIVA that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in BONIVA? Active ingredient: ibandronate sodium

Inactive ingredients: sodium chloride, glacial acetic acid, sodium acetate and water

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