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Aredia vs. Xgeva for Bone Mets

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Aredia

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/ 4,484 posts
Other Names: Pamidronate

Xgeva

Rx
/ 3,474 posts
Other Names: Prolia
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 4,484 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 3,474 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Bisphosphonates (also called diphosphonates) are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass, used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases. They are called bisphosphonates because they have two phosphonate groups and are similar in stru... Read more on Wikipedia
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bone pain and weakness. So they started giving me Aredia...
...started with XGeva but after six months I started to get bone pain and weakness. So they started giving me Aredia which had kept the bone pain down to almost none. However, the XGeva was a thirty...
- I just went from the Aredia to Xgeva without little...
...After Aredia...there is Zometa and the new Xgeva - all bone stregtheners - I just went from the Aredia to Xgeva without little issues. And the nice thing about the Xgeva - it is a...
the kidneys.  So for now, I am stuck with Aredia :-(...
...today.  I am currently on Aredia and getting rid of the ...Aredia is working for me (which it is).  She said that the Xgeva works a little differently than ...So for now, I am stuck with Ared...
that is in Stage 4 failure.  Xgeva is a blessing for...
...tolerance to the Faslodex and Xgeva.  I started Faslodex and Aredia ...somewhat affect those.  I switched to the Xgeva Feb 2011 since I ...in Stage 4 failure.  Xgeva is a blessing for...
addition, I was just switched to Xgeva from Aredia and find...
...throughout the spine'.  In addition, I was just switched to Xgeva from Aredia and find that very tolerable as well.  *susan* - ...the double shots...I wouldn't give up on the Faslodex yet - it...
afterward. I am allergic to Aredia. Is the SE's comparable...
...am considering Xgeva as an alternative. I have been doing Zometa, monthly IV for the first 2 years and now every other month. I have some bone pain and nausea a few days afterward. I am allergic...
right now and I have been ok with no side effects.  I'll...
... He has me on Aredia right now and I have been ok with no side effects.  I'll be having ...with him about the Xgeva since the Aredia might not be working ...company that makes Xgeva is called...
and have switched to the Xgeva as the bone strengthener...
...shots of Faslodex every 4 weeks and have switched to the Xgeva as the bone strengthener on April 15th instead of Aredia.  I had chemo in 1999 and surgery but only...
having before I started on the aredia.....so it is sort of...
...some sort of biophosphonate ever since....aredia, pamidronate, zometa and then in Dec. the onco changed me to Xgeva.  I was fine on the ...having before I started on the aredia.....so it is sort...
the Xgeva. Hugs all and Meima...your timing is excellent -...
...mind girl...I haven't gotten my Aredia back since the tooth fun ...' what about this Xgeva?'.  It has the same ...to ask for the Xgeva. Hugs all and Meima...your timing is excellent - I wa...
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