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Actonel vs Boniva for a female patient aged 63

Summary: 4,878 female patients aged 63 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Actonel vs Boniva for a female aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Actonel (latest outcomes from 17,611 users) has active ingredients of risedronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Boniva (latest outcomes from 16,364 users) has active ingredients of ibandronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 4,878 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)
ArthralgiaArthralgia
NauseaNausea
PainBone Pain
OsteonecrosisBack Pain
Back PainPain
HeadachePain In Extremity
AnxietyMyalgia
FatigueDiarrhoea
Pain In ExtremityChest Pain
DiarrhoeaHeadache

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)
OsteonecrosisOsteonecrosis
OsteomyelitisJaw Disorder
Bone Density DecreasedImpaired Healing
Jaw DisorderFemur Fracture
DepressionOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
AnxietyPain In Jaw
FallTooth Abscess
Pain In JawDental Caries
AbscessArthralgia
ArthralgiaOsteomyelitis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Actonel13.33%26.67%36.67%16.67%6.67%
Boniva22.22%18.52%18.52%37.04%3.70%

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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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