Boniva is a prescription medication used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It slows bone loss and prevent fractures by increasing bone mass.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Boniva exactly as prescribed.
Boniva can cause problems in the stomach and esophagus, and you must remain upright for at least one hour after taking the tablet.
Before taking Boniva, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Boniva include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
How long will I take Boniva?
Boniva and other similar osteoporosis medications are usually taken for 3 to 5 years.