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Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: /osteon meaning "bone" and /poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones t...
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Fosamax 5,873 Actonel 1,845 Forteo 1,666
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Other name: Actonel (Actonel)
Other name: Ibandronate (Ibandronate)
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Ibandronic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or ibandronate sodium (United States Approved Name), marketed under the trade names Boniva, Bondronat and Bonviva, is a potent bisphosphonate medication used in the prevention an...
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Ibandronic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or ibandronate sodium (United States Approved Name), marketed under the trade names Boniva, Bondronat and Bonviva, is a potent bisphosphonate medication used in the prevention an...
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one month dose and I haven't had any of these side effects...
" ...of weeks of Atelvia and my ins ...continue, so my Dr switched me to Boniva. I've only taken one month dose and I haven't had any of these side effects yet and I ...if it could be the atelvia ... "

effects. I couldn't take Boniva because of stomach pain...
" Atelvia is coated so it dissolves ...take Boniva because of stomach pain but I can take Atelvia. It also protects both spine and hips - some... "

Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast, and generics...
" ...The bisphosphonate class of osteoporosis drugs -- including Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast, and generics -- may riase the risk... "

Boniva, Atelvia and Reclast are bisphosphonate drugs. ...
" B123 - Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Atelvia and Reclast are bisphosphonate drugs.  Prolia is a different class of drugs (monoclonal antibody) that works by a different mechanism.  I... "

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with Calcium, Boniva, Atelvia, and Reclast--- these are...
" ...Fosamax, Fosamax Plus D, Actonel, Actonel with Calcium, Boniva, Atelvia, and Reclast--- these are all part of a group known as bisphosphonates. She can try to take the other bisphosphonates, which... "

as Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, and Fosamax. Read more:...
" ...examined outcomes among patients in the U.K. who took oral osteoporosis drugs in the class known as bisphosphonates, such as Actonel, Atelvia, Boniva, and Fosamax. Read more:... "

Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Reclast and Atelvia, are widely...
" ...are not alone. The drugs in question, called bisphosphonates, brand names Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Reclast and Atelvia, are widely used in the United States to treat osteoporosis, which can lead... "

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and have taken Actonel, Boniva and Atelvia for the past...
" ...and have taken Actonel, Boniva and Atelvia for the past six years or so. My 80-year-old mother, who has osteoporosis, is on ...L43 surgery - 7/05/11 - Dr. Boachie , Hospital for Special... "

names are Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel, Atelvia, and there...
" ...concerns about rare side effects with long-term use.\" Brand names are Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel, Atelvia, and there are \"growing numbers of generic copies.\"... "

names are Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel, Atelvia, and there...
" ...concerns about rare side effects with long-term use.\" Brand names are Fosamax, Boniva, Actonel, Atelvia, and there are \"growing numbers of generic copies.\"... "

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