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Boniva vs. Prolia for Osteoporosis

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Boniva

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/ 3,700 posts
Other Names: Ibandronate

Prolia

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/ 2,121 posts
Other Names: Xgeva
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 3,700 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 2,121 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Boniva vs. Prolia

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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...
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...
repeat scan showed the Boniva gave her a slight improvement...
...her to Prolia, which is an injection once every 6 months. So far, no problem... but she has had only 1 injection. Her only repeat scan showed the Boniva gave her a slight improvement. After 2...
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 has...
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...
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...
about a month after taking the Boniva. I explained this to...
...had same thing happen with Boniva with the exception of the ...a month after taking the Boniva. I explained this ...staff tha there were \"no\" side effects with Prolia, and unfortunately I ...
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