Review: could Boniva cause Gastric ulcer?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 15,387 people who take Boniva. Among them, 173 have Gastric ulcer. See who they are, when they have Gastric ulcer and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Boniva (latest outcomes from 16,346 users) has active ingredients of ibandronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis, osteopenia. Commonly reported side effects of Boniva include joint pain, femur fracture, pain in extremity, nausea, fall.
Gastric ulcer (stomach ulcer) (latest reports from 174,953 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 15,387 people reported to have side effects when taking Boniva. Among them, 173 people (1.12%) have Gastric Ulcer. They amount to 0.10% of all the 174,408 people who have Gastric Ulcer.
Time on Boniva when people have Gastric ulcer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gastric ulcer||7.29%||16.67%||9.38%||19.79%||46.88%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Gastric ulcer when taking Boniva * :
|Gastric ulcer||0.00%||0.00%||0.51%||0.00%||0.51%||10.20%||25.51%||63.27% |
Severity of Gastric ulcer when taking Boniva ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Gastric ulcer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Gastric ulcer ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Gastric ulcer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (157 people, 90.75%)
- Osteopenia (64 people, 36.99%)
- Pain in jaw (12 people, 6.94%)
- Breast cancer (12 people, 6.94%)
- Coeliac disease (12 people, 6.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (126 people, 72.83%)
- Actonel (30 people, 17.34%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (26 people, 15.03%)
- Alendronate sodium (26 people, 15.03%)
- Levothroid (25 people, 14.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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