Boniva Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Boniva?

You should not take Boniva if you:
  • Are allergic to Boniva, ibandronate sodium, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.


  • Have an abnormality of the esophagus that causes problems swallowing. Such problems might include an esophageal stricture or achalasia. 


  • Have low blood calcium (hypocalcemia).
  • Cannot sit or stand upright for an hour (which is necessary in order to take Boniva).

Boniva Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Boniva should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Boniva warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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