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Bandrone is used for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. The medicine contains bandronic acid and belongs to a class of medications known as bisphosphonate. It functions by preventing the breakdown of bone by bone cells known as osteoclasts.
Available in 50 mg & 150 mg tablets & also as a 6 mg vial.
The medicine may be taken daily, but it is the only oral biphosphonate which is approved to be taken monthly.
Symptoms of overdose associated with the medicine includes stomach upset, gastrointestinal problems, hypocalcemiam and dyspepsia.
Precautions and warnings:
Not recommended for patients who are allergic to the medicine
Not suitable for persons suffering from kidney problems
Pregnant women must consult doctor before taking the course medicine. Appropriate usage of birth control is recommended
The medicine interacts with the following:
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents
Back pain and asthenia
Urinary tract infection
Bronchitis and pneumonia
Headache,dizziness and vertigo
Nerve root lesion
joint disorder and arthritis
Dyspepsia and diarrhea
Vomiting and gastritis
Note: Bandrone is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. Do not share the medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.