Osteoporosis

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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 5,872 Actonel 1,845 Forteo 1,666
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Boniva
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Prolia
Other name: Ibandronate (Ibandronate)
Other name: Xgeva (Xgeva)
2.5
5.0
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Osteoporosis
Bone Loss
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Osteoporosis
Cancer
Bone Mets
Method of use:
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Method of use:
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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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Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. It was developed by the company Amgen.Denosumab is design...
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Top Concerns
Bon
Joint Pain
9
Bone Pain
7
GERD
5
Tiredness
5
Arthritis
4
Weight Gain
4
Heartburn
4
Back Pain
4
Flu Like Symptoms
4
Muscle Pain
4
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Pro
Rash
5
Itching
4
Nausea
3
Weight Gain
2
Hair Loss
2
UTI
2
Burning
2
Numbness
2
Dizzy
2
Migraines
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Tiredness
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Arthritis
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Weight Gain
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Heartburn
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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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Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment induced bone loss, bone metastases, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma and giant cell tumor of bone. It was developed by the company Amgen.Denosumab is design...
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was on Boniva and had severe leg pain and esophagus problems...
" ...effects. Before prolia I was on Boniva and had severe leg pain and esophagus problems because of it. I feel great since I've been on prolia and I highly... "

Prolia she was taken Boniva for several years. I read...
" ...at her 3rd shot of Prolia. No side effects until today. She will ...2 years. She also take calcium and eat lots of green leafs. Before Prolia she was taken Boniva for several years. I read... "

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taking Boniva through infusion and had horrible side effects...
" ...third injection of Prolia and may be one of the lucky ones. I had been taking Boniva through infusion and had horrible side effects. With Prolia, I have not had any negative side effects. It is... "

allergic to boniva and other osteo meds.. so doctor talked...
" ...am allergic to boniva and other osteo meds.. so doctor talked me into a Prolia shot..said it was a ...percent who is allergic to the Prolia shot. It has been ...am still suffering from eczem... "

a allergic reaction to the boniva injections and also if...
" ...the Roux-n-y, have you tried the Prolia twice a year IV? I had a allergic reaction to the boniva injections and also if anybody h... "

6 years on Boniva, my osteoporosis is getting worse. I...
" after 6 years on Boniva, my osteoporosis is getting ...the medication. My family doc prescribes Prolia. I am concerned of ...cancer, if i can take Prolia. If anyone can guide... "

2011 after having been on Boniva over 5 years. Started...
" I started Prolia July, 2011 after having been on Boniva over 5 years. Started having side effects after one month. These include pain in neck and shoulders,skin... "

up switching to taking Boniva once a month. Then again...
" I was started on Prolia, but insurance wouldn't pay for it. I ended up switching to taking Boniva once a month. Then again I think my issues with insurance were that I was taking it... "

repeat scan showed the Boniva gave her a slight improvement...
" ...but her doctor switched her to Prolia, which is an ...far, no problem... but she has had only 1 injection. Her only repeat scan showed the Boniva gave her a slight improvement. After 2 years o... "

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and can't take Boniva due to kidney failure. But the Prolia...
" ...had problems with Fosamax and can't take Boniva due to kidney failure. But the Prolia is a 6 month... "

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