Boniva vs Prolia

Boniva
(Rx)
Prolia
(Rx)
Boniva is an osteoporosis medication.
Prolia is an osteoporosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.3
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
2.4
Concern level
2.5
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
3.2
Concern level
2.9
Approval Date
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May 16, 2003
June 1, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,158 Discussions
4,759 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Osteoporosis
#2 for Bone Loss
Boniva is prescribed for Osteoporosis and Bone Loss and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Osteoporosis
#2 for Cancer
#3 for Bone Mets
Prolia is prescribed for Osteoporosis and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bon
Joint Pain
9
Bone Pain
7
Arthritis
5
GERD
5
Tiredness
4
Back Pain
4
Muscle Pain
4
Weight Gain
4
Flu Like Symptoms
4
Nausea
4
Pro
Tiredness
6
Bone Pain
4
Joint Pain
4
Back Pain
4
Rash
4
Itching
4
Muscle Pain
4
GERD
4
Weakness
3
Nausea
3
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Boniva
Bon
Prolia
Pro
Joint Pain
Bon
Pro
9
4
Bone Pain
Bon
Pro
7
4
Arthritis
Bon
Pro
5
0
GERD
Bon
Pro
5
4
Tiredness
Bon
Pro
4
6
Back Pain
Bon
Pro
4
4
Muscle Pain
Bon
Pro
4
4
Weight Gain
Bon
Pro
4
0
Flu Like Symptoms
Bon
Pro
4
0
Nausea
Bon
Pro
4
3
Tiredness
Pro
Bon
6
4
Bone Pain
Pro
Bon
4
7
Joint Pain
Pro
Bon
4
9
Back Pain
Pro
Bon
4
4
Rash
Pro
Bon
4
0
Itching
Pro
Bon
4
0
Muscle Pain
Pro
Bon
4
4
GERD
Pro
Bon
4
5
Weakness
Pro
Bon
3
0
Nausea
Pro
Bon
3
4
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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C Category C
Before taking Boniva during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
D Category D
Before taking Prolia 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 Prolia and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5 mg, 150 mg
Syringe: 3 mg/3 mL
Syringe: 60 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Should be taken 1/2-2 hours before any food or drink because food may decrease drug serum concentration.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ibandronate Sodium
Denosumab
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Boniva and Prolia: 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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