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Fosamax vs. Ibandronate for Osteoporosis

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Fosamax

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Other Names: Alendronate

Ibandronate

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Other Names: Boniva
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 16,734 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 429 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Alendronic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or alendronate sodium (United States Adopted Name) — sold as Fosamax by Merck & Co.|Merck — is a bisphosphonate medication used for osteoporosis and several other bone diseases. It is ma... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Fosamax vs. Ibandronate

21 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Fosamax (alendronate) or Actonel (risedronate)...
...2 (HealthDay News) -- People with osteoporosis who take drugs such as Boniva (ibandronate), Fosamax (alendronate) or Actonel (risedronate) to strengthen their bones may be at an increased...
(Fosamax), ibandronate (Boniva), and risedronate (Actonel)....
...prevent and treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Bisphosphonates taken by mouth include alendronate (Fosamax), ibandronate (Boniva), and risedronate (Actonel). Most are taken by mouth,...
Fosamax (alendronate) or Actonel (risedronate)...
...2 (HealthDay News) -- People with osteoporosis who take drugs such as Boniva (ibandronate), Fosamax (alendronate) or Actonel (risedronate) to strengthen their bones may be at an increased...
years on Fosamax (which sounds similar to Ibandronate)...
...will work and has many possible problems. Julie is on Pamidronate after several years on Fosamax (which sounds similar to Ibandronate) because of the problems and the fact that it...
the drugs are: ibandronate (Boniva), alendronate (Fosamax),...
...preventing the possible breakdowns. Some of the drugs are: ibandronate (Boniva), alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel) and others. Hormonal therapy can also help....
new medication, ibandronate (brand name Boniva) that works...
...read about a new medication, ibandronate (brand name Boniva) that works like Actonel and Fosamax, but it is given as...
are presently sodium alendronate (Fosamax®) 10 mg a day or...
...The most often prescribed bisphosphonates are presently sodium alendronate (Fosamax®) 10 mg a day or 70 mg once a ...once a week or and ibandronate (Boniva® once a month). You...
been changed to daily tablet of ibandronate **woohoo!!**...
...ago) I was on 4-weekly Pamidronate for a ...good bone scan I've just been changed to daily tablet of ibandronate **woohoo!!** Before bc I had taken oral alendronate (weekly Fosamax) for about ...
any side effects. Boniva - Ibandronate is an oral drug that...
...any side effects. Boniva - Ibandronate is an oral drug that ...drugs called bisphosphonate that includes Fosamax and Actonel, both of which ...be taken daily or weekly. Ibandronate may be tak...
Fosamax (alendronate) and Actonal (risedronate) are oral...
Both Fosamax (alendronate) and Actonal (risedronate) are ...Other oral bisphosphonates include Bonniva (ibandronate) which can also be taken...
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