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How long should I take boniva before taking a break? I have taken it for 3 years now?

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pharmasight 2 Dec 2010

Generally, drug holidays are not recommended for patients who have a history of osteoporotic fractures.

For patients who have not had a fracture before, drug holidays are recommended for certain bisphosphonates (Alendronate), as long-term use increases the risk for stress fractures.

As Boniva is relatively new, there is little data for this drug. Your question is best answered by a bone specialist.

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