Ibandronate is a medication given to reduce bone breakdown, thus preventing the bone from becoming too weak or brittle. It is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis, and in conditions where the cancer has spread to the bone.
Inform your doctor if any of the following occurs:
Once-monthly dosing (150mg):
If you miss a dose, take it the next morning after you remember and continue your next dose on your original scheduled date.
However, if there are less than 7 days to your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Wait until the scheduled date to take your dose. Do not take two doses within 7 days.
Daily dosing (50mg):
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing time the next day. Do not double dose.
If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.
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