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


Specialist recommendation: Medicines initiated (and stabilised where appropriate) or recommended by a specialist service for prescribing in primary care. Requests should be clearly communicated either through written communication including using approved paperwork if available or verbal means as appropriate .