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Actonel vs Boniva, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 62

This is personalized comparison of Actonel vs Boniva for a female aged 62. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Actonel (latest outcomes from 17,602 users) has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Boniva (latest outcomes from 16,351 users) has active ingredients of ibandronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

On Jul, 10, 2014: 4,856 female patients aged 57 who take the same drugs are studied in Actonel vs Boniva

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female57Osteoporosis Postmenopausal

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Actonel risedronate sodiumProcter And Gamble
Boniva ibandronate sodiumRoche

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 57 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Actonel (Procter And Gamble)Boniva (Roche)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainBone Pain
Back PainBack Pain
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Pain
Headache (pain in head)Pain In Extremity
AnxietyMyalgia (muscle pain)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
Pain In ExtremityDiarrhoea
DiarrhoeaHeadache (pain in head)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Actonel (Procter And Gamble)Boniva (Roche)
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Jaw Disorder (jaw disease)
Bone Density DecreasedImpaired Healing
Jaw Disorder (jaw disease)Femur Fracture
DepressionOsteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)
AnxietyPain In Jaw
FallTooth Abscess (pus formation in tooth)
Pain In JawArthralgia (joint pain)
Abscess (pus)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Actonel13.89%27.78%41.67%13.89%2.78%
Boniva24.14%17.24%20.69%34.48%3.45%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Actonel (risedronate sodium) is often used to treat osteoporosis. Boniva (ibandronate sodium) is often used to treat osteoporosis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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