IBANDRONIC ACID 50mg tablets

Clinical Indication

Prevention of mestastases in early breast cancer patients with low female sex hormones


First three months of prescribing due to renal monitoring to be from the hospital. Stop date to be recorded as total treatment with bisphosphonate to be 36 months. Unlicensed use see NICE ES 15 for more information.

Date of classification

July 2018


Medicines initiated or recommended by a specialist service for prescribing in primary care which do not require initiation or ongoing oversight by the specialist. There are no specific paperwork requirements between provider organisations and a verbal request may be acceptable through advice and guidance as long enough information is provided so that the transfer of care is safe.