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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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Boniva vs Prolia

Boniva
VS.
Prolia
Other name: Ibandronate Ibandronate
Other name: Xgeva Xgeva
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
1.4
Concern level
3.6
Helpfulness
for Osteoporosis
4.2
Concern level
3.6
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Osteoporosis
Bone Loss
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Osteoporosis
Cancer
Bone Mets
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Injection
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Joint Pain
9
Bone Pain
7
GERD
5
Tiredness
5
Arthritis
5
Weight Gain
4
Nausea
4
Back Pain
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Muscle Pain
4
Heartburn
4
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5
Itching
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Nausea
3
Weight Gain
3
Hair Loss
2
Numbness
2
Burning
2
Cramping
2
UTI
2
Diabetes
1
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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...
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" ...side 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... "

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to Prolia I was on Boniva by infusion every three months....
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" I'm on Prolia, by injection, and take it every six months. So far no side effects felt. Prior to Prolia I was on Boniva by infusion every three months.... "

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Prolia she was taken Boniva for several years. I read...
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" ...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...
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" ...had my 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.... "

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cialK: I hate the Boniva - it kills my stomach but...
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" Forum: HER2 (Positive) Breast Cancer — Testing, treatment, side effects, and more. ...won't happen. SpecialK:  I hate the Boniva - it kills my stomach ...even though I'm osteopenia.  I'd love to try the... "

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allergic to boniva and other osteo meds.. so doctor talked...
" I am allergic to boniva and other osteo meds.. so doctor talked me into a Prolia shot..said it was a wonder ...9 percent who is allergic to the Prolia shot. It has been... "

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allergic reaction to the boniva injections and also if a...
| www.obesityhelp.com
" OSTEOPOROSIS Has anybody that has osteoporosis and has had the Roux-n-y, have you tried the Prolia twice a year IV? I had a... "

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6 years on Boniva, my osteoporosis is getting worse. I...
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" 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... "

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2011 after having been on Boniva over 5 years. Started...
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" 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... "

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up switching to taking Boniva once a month. Then again...
| www.healingwell.com
" 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... "

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