Aredia vs Xgeva

Aredia
(Rx)
Xgeva
(Rx)
Aredia is an osteoporosis medication.
Xgeva is an osteoporosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Bone Mets
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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October 31, 1991
June 1, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,503 Discussions
9,190 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Our data suggest that Aredia is taken for Bone Mets, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Breast Cancer.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Bone Mets
#2 for Cancer
#3 for Osteoporosis
Xgeva is prescribed for Bone Mets and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Are
Bone Pain
9
Tiredness
7
Flu Like Symptoms
4
Joint Pain
3
Nausea
3
Arthritis
3
Back Pain
2
Flu
2
Fever
2
Neuropathy
2
Xge
Tiredness
9
Bone Pain
7
Nausea
4
Back Pain
3
Joint Pain
3
Weakness
2
Hot Flashes
2
Flu Like Symptoms
2
Constipation
2
Arthritis
2
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Aredia
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Bone Pain
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9
7
Tiredness
Are
Xge
7
9
Flu Like Symptoms
Are
Xge
4
2
Joint Pain
Are
Xge
3
3
Nausea
Are
Xge
3
4
Arthritis
Are
Xge
3
2
Back Pain
Are
Xge
2
3
Flu
Are
Xge
2
0
Fever
Are
Xge
2
0
Neuropathy
Are
Xge
2
0
Tiredness
Xge
Are
9
7
Bone Pain
Xge
Are
7
9
Nausea
Xge
Are
4
3
Back Pain
Xge
Are
3
2
Joint Pain
Xge
Are
3
3
Weakness
Xge
Are
2
0
Hot Flashes
Xge
Are
2
0
Flu Like Symptoms
Xge
Are
2
4
Constipation
Xge
Are
2
0
Arthritis
Xge
Are
2
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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D Category D
Before taking Aredia during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
D Category D
Before taking Xgeva during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Aredia and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Xgeva and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg
Solution: 120 mg/1.7 mL (70 mg/mL)
Syringe: 60 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Pamidronate Disodium
Denosumab
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aredia and Xgeva: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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