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boniva vs Alendronate Sodium for a female patient aged 62

Summary: 12,456 female patients aged 62 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of boniva vs Alendronate Sodium 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

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

Alendronate sodium (latest outcomes from 17,834 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

On May, 21, 2015: 12,456 female patients aged 56 who take the same drugs are studied in boniva vs Alendronate Sodium

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female56Osteoporosis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
boniva ibandronate sodiumnot specified
Alendronate Sodium alendronate sodiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 56 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
bonivaAlendronate Sodium
ArthralgiaOsteonecrosis
NauseaAnxiety
Back PainDepression
PainOsteomyelitis
Bone PainArthralgia
MyalgiaFall
Pain In ExtremityNausea
DiarrhoeaImpaired Healing
Chest PainBack Pain
FatigueChest Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
bonivaAlendronate Sodium
OsteonecrosisOsteonecrosis
Jaw DisorderDepression
Impaired HealingOsteomyelitis
Osteonecrosis Of JawAnxiety
AnxietyDental Caries
Tooth AbscessImpaired Healing
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseHypertension
Femur FractureOral Infection
CellulitisFall
HypertensionFemur Fracture

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
boniva10.71%25.00%28.57%32.14%3.57%
Alendronate Sodium10.47%31.40%39.53%13.95%4.65%

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On eHealthMe, Boniva (ibandronate sodium) is often used to treat osteoporosis. Alendronate Sodium (alendronate 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.

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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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