Ibandronate (Boniva)

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General information

Class/mechanism: Bisphosphonate, inhibits osteoclast activity, dissolution of hydroxyapatite crystals, and bone resorption/turnover.[1][2][3][4][5]
Route: PO, IV
Extravasation: no information

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Patient drug information

Also known as

  • Generic names: ibandronate sodium, ibandronic acid
  • Brand names: Bandrobon, Bandrone, Bondenza, Bondronat, Bonviva, Femorel


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ibandronate (Boniva) package insert
  2. Ibandronate (Boniva) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ibandronate injection (Boniva injection) package insert
  4. Ibandronate injection (Boniva injection) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  5. Boniva manufacturer's website
  6. Ibandronate (Boniva) patient drug information (UpToDate)