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Evista vs Actonel for a female patient aged 63

Summary: 6,689 female patients aged 63 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

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

 

What are the drugs

Evista (latest outcomes from 18,178 users) has active ingredients of raloxifene hydrochloride. It is often used in osteoporosis.

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

On Apr, 11, 2015: 6,689 female patients aged 58 who take the same drugs are studied in Evista vs Actonel

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female58Osteoporosis Postmenopausal

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Evista raloxifene hydrochlorideLilly
Actonel risedronate sodiumProcter And Gamble

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 58 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Evista (Lilly)Actonel (Procter And Gamble)
NauseaArthralgia
ArthralgiaNausea
PainPain
FatigueBack Pain
Oedema PeripheralOsteonecrosis
DizzinessHeadache
Drug IneffectiveAnxiety
AnxietyPain In Extremity
Weight IncreasedFatigue
Pain In ExtremityVomiting

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Evista (Lilly)Actonel (Procter And Gamble)
NauseaOsteonecrosis
Drug IneffectiveOsteomyelitis
Bone Density DecreasedJaw Disorder
FallBone Density Decreased
Hot FlushDepression
Pulmonary EmbolismPain In Jaw
Pain In ExtremityAnxiety
Breast CancerImpaired Healing
Injection Site ErythemaArthralgia
AnxietyFall

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Evista2.94%23.53%38.24%29.41%5.88%
Actonel13.16%28.95%39.47%13.16%5.26%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride) is often used to treat osteoporosis. Actonel (risedronate 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:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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