Review: could Boniva cause Gastric Ulcer?


Gastric ulcer is found among people who take Boniva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis . We study 17,270 people who have side effects while taking Boniva from FDA and social media. Among them, 192 have Gastric ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric ulcer and more.

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Boniva has active ingredients of ibandronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Boniva 17,510 users)

Gastric Ulcer

Gastric ulcer (stomach ulcer) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 35,597 Gastric ulcer patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

17,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Boniva.
Among them, 192 people (1.11%) have Gastric Ulcer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Boniva cause Gastric ulcer?

Time on Boniva when people have Gastric Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 8.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.6 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 45.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.49 %
  • 10+ years: 1.16 %

Gender of people who have Gastric Ulcer when taking Boniva *:

  • female: 93.96 %
  • male: 6.04 %

Age of people who have Gastric Ulcer when taking Boniva *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.7 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.7 %
  • 40-49: 9.79 %
  • 50-59: 19.58 %
  • 60+: 69.23 %

Severity if Gastric Ulcer when taking Boniva **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Gastric Ulcer **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (123 people)
  • Osteopenia (40 people)
  • Hypertension (13 people)
  • Arrhythmia (8 people)
  • Anxiety (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (95 people)
  • Actonel (31 people)
  • Aspirin (17 people)
  • Lisinopril (16 people)
  • Prevacid (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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