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  1. Prednisone
    ... serious immunosuppresant - imuran, and something called boniva . Lots of meds, is this doctor trying to kill her or...
    ... serious immunosuppresant - imuran, and something called boniva . Lots of meds, is this doctor trying to kill her or...

General Health board

  1. Bone density question..
    ... is better. I believe it was low. I wonder if Boniva would help? I see that all the time on television...
    ... [COLOR="Navy"] Boniva is one. Fosomax is another. My doctor wouldn't let ... me take Boniva because it hasn't been on the market long enough for...

Pain Management board

  1. Long term cortisone epidurals?
    ... better, didn't like ths stomach problems from the Boniva and oter meds used to treat it so wshe stopped taking...

  2. This thread fgr member Whitfield - Prednisone
    ... current osteo P treatments like Niacalcum, Fosamax, Boniva and the other once a week med, Actonil I think. She...

Skin Problems board

  1. Itching veins in hands/arms
    ... prilosec, fluoxetine, wellbutrin, premarin, Ultram, soma, Boniva , oxybutynin. (Not sure if this is the right board...

Arthritis board

  1. RA nodules under elbows
    ... you taking any meds for bone density? I started on Boniva , but felt the SE, so I quit. I read that Boniva,...

  2. Finally getting help for RA diagnosis..
    ... up dexa scan too. I still am not able to take the boniva he prescribed for me because even with pharmacy coverge...
    ... given one pill. it's prescribed for osteoporosis. Boniva is the name. I couldn't afford to take it therefore...

  3. ostoarthritis vs rheumatoid
    ... morning. something to that effect. so he gave me boniva to try. I don't know how much the script is going...

  4. Please Help
    ... wellbutrin, folic acid, folix, leucovrin calcium, boniva , restasis, darvocet, flexaril, and loracet. In answer...

Back Problems board

  1. Help. What is it like to check in to the hospital + prepare
    ... grows new bone unlike the bisphosphonates (Actonel, Boniva etc) which only slows bone loss, which is used for...
    ... protrays it that way. I have to give the co that makes Boniva some credit for using Sally Field for their ads, at...

Bone Disorders board

  1. Accutane and ostenecrosis and/or osteomyelitis
    ... and taking oral or IV bisphosphonates or fosamax or boniva etc. I am not sure the connection with the accutane...

  2. boniva with strontium citrate
    ... Hi Karen - I am about to start Boniva myself. My dr. hasn't suggested taking anything other ... OF OSTEOPEROSIS - I will read that before taking my Boniva sample....

  3. Possible CRMO diagnosis
    ... that. There are recent studies with respect to Boniva and Zoledronic Acid which are very promising. These ... have less renal implication that Pamidronate. Boniva is available in US and most countries except Canada...
    ... that. There are recent studies with respect to Boniva and Zoledronic Acid which are very promising. These ... have less renal implication that Pamidronate. Boniva is available in US and most countries except Canada...
    ... that. There are recent studies with respect to Boniva and Zoledronic Acid which are very promising. These ... have less renal implication that Pamidronate. Boniva is available in US and most countries except Canada...

  4. diagnosed with osteonecrosis in lower left mandible
    ... who was taking bisphosphonates- fosamax, actenol, boniva , and has since been diagnosed with "dead jaw." having...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

  1. No healing of stress fracture
    ... strength. Somebody even mentioned taking something like Boniva or a bone supplement that menopausal/post-menopausal...

Osteoporosis board

  1. Osteoporosis in RIGHT hip.....or is it the LEFT???
    ... on Monday! Anyway, my question is about taking Boniva after bad side effects from Actonel. This is what...

  2. Fortacal for Osteoporosis
    ... point that I can see. I won't EVER take actonal, boniva or fosomax so there is no other treatment now. My...
    ... [QUOTE=Mel52;3791951] I won't EVER take actonal, boniva or fosomax so there is no other treatment now. My...

  3. Success with strontium
    ... Last year, after several years on Fosamax and one on Boniva , my t score (spine) was -3.8. This year, after one...

  4. new to messege boards-boniva help
    ... other health issues! my dr wants me to start taking boniva , I'm confused about everything! any info on this drug...
    ... It sounds as if you're concerned about taking Boniva , and I don't blame you. Do you feel comfortable posting ... with. You don't have to make a decision about the Boniva --or any drug for that matter--right away. Take some...
    ... you are right in saying that I'm afraid to take the boniva , your also right in saying that I should take my time...

  5. Hi,new to messege boards
    ... all my other health issues! dr wants me to take boniva Im very confused right now and scared to add yet ... already any info would be very helpful to me about the boniva and the osteoporosis thanks...

  6. Evista how is it working for you?
    ... that gave me a migrane for five days; then, I tried Boniva . I was on Boniva for six months and my bone density...

  7. Boniva injections and kidney stones
    ... kidney stones anyway. Regarding side effects from Boniva . If you're interested in reading more about that...
    ... out the calcium supplements completely. As for the Boniva , I have no information. I am not yet on any medication...
    ... density has improved over the time I've been taking the Boniva . Since I've had no recurrence of the pain from the...
    ... density has improved over the time I've been taking the Boniva . Since I've had no recurrence of the pain from the...

  8. New on boards--advice needed
    ... taken natural progesterone, miacalcin, and have taken Boniva for a little over a year. My new Doctor told me on...
    ... broke down and tried the Miacalcin (no help) and now Boniva . I never took estrogen because I have fibrocystic...

  9. heart arrythmia and Actonel
    ... bisphosphonate medications, such as Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva , for example. While I'm not allowed to mention '...

  10. symptoms
    ... medication for osteoporosis, such as Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva - then this class of medication could indeed cause...

  11. First Post - Osteo results
    ... associated with bisphosphonates (fosamax, actonel, boniva , reclast etc) that happens in a very low number of...

  12. Best Specialty Doctor to See?
    ... two scans, and the recent one was worse, so I'm on Boniva now, in addition to the Evista I was already taking...

  13. Puzzling Question About HRT for Osteoporosis
    ... 14mcg patch since February after a disastrous try at Boniva once monthly. I'm 49, going thru menopause, still ... symptoms. I thought with my stomach of steel that Boniva was the perfect choice. Wrong. Worse mistake I could...

  14. osteoporosis testing
    ... issue? (Just did the bone density test and put her on boniva and told her to excercise) I hate to act the doctor...
    ... recently diagnosed with osteopenia. I didn't want Boniva so asked my doc to check for other issues that might...
    ... If she were to have some other problem causing this Boniva may not be the answer for now, but maybe down the...
    ... idea is one that I am most concerned with things like boniva . What if it is a thyroid issue and can be treated...
    ... to hear that your not wanting to start off on the boniva lead to further discovery of what could be the cause...

  15. 42 Year Old, 1 Boniva and SEVERE Joint Pain!
    ... using fosamax!!!! and your terrible side effects from Boniva ...

  16. Update: Husband's test is encouraging (Forteo)
    ... I, on the other hand, have taken three months of Boniva and I'm NOT feeling good about it. But that's a subject...
    ... he's done that!! :D Are you having trouble with Boniva , in the way of side effects, or is it a lack of response...
    ... time he's been on the Forteo." I have taken the Boniva for three months, and felt sick for a couple of days ... taking Evista, so if I decide not to continue with Boniva , at least I'll be doing SOMETHING.[/FONT]...
    ... clots or leg cramps? I know how you feel about the Boniva ... Tough decision !! My brother was suppose to take ... Boniva but decided against it 1 year ago and his score went...
    ... p.s.also curious that you were put on evista and boniva together. I thought if it was evista, it was evista...
    ... I'm leaving right now to go get another sample of Boniva from my doctor. I'm going to take it one more time...

  17. Vitamin D -- in the Boston Area?
    ... remember that all bisphosphonate drugs (Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva , et.) are catabolic i.e. reduce also formation of...

  18. Anyone stopped Fosamax due to aches and pains?
    ... My doctor prescribed first Boniva then Fosamax for my osteopenia about 1-1/2 years...

  19. Progress Report after Forteo
    ... improved from -2.4 to -2.1 The endo wanted me to start Boniva or Reclast, but I declined. For the time being I...

  20. I'm new, please help ??
    ... Hi, Ask your doc about Boniva IV. It has been on the market longer than Reclast...
    ... Nice to know about the Boniva IV. I'm using Forteo right now because the monthly ... Boniva didn't seem to help much as my spine score got worse...

  21. How Strontium Works...
    ... of the pipeline soon. I'm not happy with being on Boniva ...it feels like a time bomb waiting to go off....

  22. Need advice about IV Bisphosphonates
    ... have talked with a rep from the pharm co that makes Boniva and she was very nice, but I didn't lean anything...

  23. Anyone take Evista?
    ... people who experienced severe bone pain due to one (1) Boniva . I then tried Fosamax unsuccessfully. Since I do...
    ... know some women get them bad on Evista. I'm taking Boniva now also. Two months into it and no problems so far...

  24. Regarding Forteo and midsection weight gain?
    ... not want anything in the same class as Actonel like Boniva and Fosomax. They are way too hard on the esophagous...

  25. reclast???
    ... ended up taking Evista instead, and last month I added Boniva to my regimen after a DXA showed my bone density had...

  26. New to this Board
    ... steer clear of these meds, bisphosphonates (actonel, boniva , fosomax etc) if they have the problems you mentioned...

  27. Please help! My mom is in pain!!
    ... I had excruciating pain after taking boniva . Second dose. It was very similar to what you say ... road. It's been almost 3 mos since I stopped the boniva and although I still can't say all the pain is gone...

  28. Started Boniva last week...
    ... Aleta-Could I ask why it was Boniva you decided on? I am may start a bisphos. when I finish...
    ... he's finished with the Forteo, he might switch to Boniva , unless something new and better comes along....
    ... which carries even more risks. I hope you do ok on Boniva ....
    ... them in the prescribing info (PDF) available on the Boniva site, but I didn't really understand it. Boniva...
    ... Hi, I started boniva last december. I felt a little achey but I'd been...

  29. Evista ?
    ... I was diagnosed with osteopenia and placed on Boniva . Within 24-hours, I experienced severe bone pain ... potential side effect.) My physician discontinued the Boniva and placed me on Fosamax. Although I did better on...
    ... starting it. Ironically, my Dr. wants me to go on Boniva . I'll still be taking the Evista for the breast cancer...

  30. What Exercises help Increase Bone Stength/Density?
    ... spine. Discussed with him my concerns about taking Boniva or any other meds right now and he heartily supports...

  31. Dr. says Boniva - I say "Not Yet". Advice on T-Scores?
    ... I would be so happy and I certainly wouldn't take Boniva . I'd try calcium and exercise. I think doctors push...
    ... So - I'm pretty sure I'm going to hold off on the Boniva but I am going to pursue the underlying cause so that...
    ... menopause. But I think it's premature for you to start on Boniva or any other prescription drug until you know where ... this board) that bisphosphonates such as Fosamax and Boniva are overprescribed. They are currently developing...
    ... of the thyroid meds. I have decided to hold off on Boniva , get my thyroid meds back in line, and he prescribed...

  32. actenol side effects
    ... Arlette, The bisphosphonate meds (fosamax, actonel, boniva ) - the most widely used - DO have a host of side effects...

  33. forteo
    ... that I use forteo because after being on Actonel and Boniva for three years my bones have not gotten any better...

  34. What can cause Vitamin D levels to drop?
    ... spine. My hip readings were fine. I was just put on Boniva , and the 50000UI of Vitamin D. My questions is did ... your Vitamin D? I have not taken any yet, nor the Boniva . I have been doing weight bearing exercises and...
    ... stomach was on fire. So I'd be careful with taking the Boniva . Does your doctor know you hae stomach issues?...

  35. I need advice on a biophosonate!!! (mispelled sorry)
    ... doctors I need to be put on something right away - Boniva or Evista - even the infusion! I have read the horror...
    ... now - so I went back and picked up three months of Boniva ! I am staring at it now! So before I do this,...

  36. Newbie - rather frustrated about treatment
    ... interested in any side effects you are having from the Boniva injections. This has been recommended to me by 2 doctors...
    ... etc. That must have been horrific. I hope the Boniva works, but I'm curious about this IPTH. I always ... t understand your insurance situation, but if the Boniva costs about the same amount, as this IPTH, why wouldn...

  37. what comes after forteo shots?
    ... are: Bisphosphonates oral (Fosamax, Actonel, or Boniva ) Bisphosphonates iv (Reclast, Boniva) SERMS (Evista...
    ... I was shocked at the price. Now my dr wants me on boniva until next year when I can do Forteo. I would think ... have to have these decisions. I need to ask about Boniva now - I have a sample right now but scared to take...

  38. Popular Osteoporosis Drugs Triple Risk of Bone Necrosis
    ... mentioned that her patients specifically ASK her for Boniva because of that pesky Sally Fields ad on TV. Duhhhhhhhhh...
    ... about the Osteoporosis drug's risk. I have been taking Boniva for about six months. I am going to talk to my dr...

  39. Estrogen therapy reduces bone turnover
    ... Hopefully it won't kick me in the butt like the boniva did....

  40. Can someone tell me about their experience with Reclast?
    ... about the same as for the oral drugs like Fosamax and Boniva . Reclast is given in a 15 minute IV infusion once...
    ... Fosamax and Boniva are also associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw...
    ... tolerating Evista???? I am about to make a choice Boniva or Evista - or do nothing!! I just had a DEXA and...

  41. Secondary Osteoporosis???
    ... when my t scores came back. The endo placed me on boniva once monthly starting December 1. He gave me quite ... estrogen or an estrogen receptor blocker. He said the boniva would be my best bet. Easy and safe. He didn't warn ... of water and staying upright part. It looks like boniva 's out. There's no way I'm going to live with this...
    ... source to hang on to. Good Luck, sorry about the boniva , but you may not need it if you follow through on...
    ... will you do now? Are you going to continue with the boniva or try something else like actonel or fosamax to see...
    ... As for me, there's no way I'm going to continue the boniva or any other biphosphate. I'm not going to exchange...
    ... problem with the elderly. So now it sounds like no boniva or other bisphosphonate for you and that you will...
    ... the HRT. I'm not going to jump on it like I did the boniva . It so totally surprised me when I saw that although ... the boniva does wonders for the spine (which is obviously not ... fracture tremendously there, if you read the studies, boniva does increase bone density at the hip but people taking...
    ... likes it?! I can understand your being done with boniva . We have had our share of Sally Fields jokes at this...
    ... Hi Access: Re Boniva and hip fractures. I'm not sure that the Boniva results ... hold me to this), is that even when one is taking Boniva , or any bisphos med, for that matter, the actual bone...
    ... I noticed is that I should never have been put on boniva in the first place. In fact, in my case, it's actually ... I've decided on the Menostar patch in place of the boniva to even out my fluctuating estrogen levels and will...

  42. FDA warns of underdiagnosed pain associated with bisphosphonates
    ... me to this board. After my second dose of monthly boniva and ending up on the floor a couple days later, I...

  43. Really scared-Forteo
    ... scans for the past three years. Last year I was put on Boniva and this year when I got my scan, it showed that I ... take Forteo or just take calcium tablets along with Boniva and Vitamin D. Thanks again and Happy New Year...

  44. Anyone Else With Osteoporosis at a Young Age? Cause?
    ... thyroid condition. I was started on once monthly Boniva by the endo who was more concerned with the osteo ... started the other day. I'm beginning to wonder if the Boniva 's the right route to take :) After reading up on...
    ... well imagine that you did a great job researching Boniva . I expect to be starting a bisphos. soon and expect ... Actonel was her #1 choice, Fosamax a close #2, and Boniva #3. And, I have also read another article that talked...
    ... I did something I don't often do and took the boniva on blind faith. I got the diagnosis while my mom ... the first time I really had a chance to read about boniva . I was trying to figure out this awful pain that...

  45. confused...high calcium and high vit d 1,25
    ... osteoperosis infusion, Reclast because Fosamax and Boniva caused me stomach aches (I've had ulcers in the past...

  46. Taking Forteo On & Off?
    ... infused Pamidronate, Aredia, and I "think" Fosamax and Boniva . Since it's a stronger dose maybe you would see improvemen...

  47. Taking Forteo Advice
    ... approved in April 2007. (You can also get infusions of Boniva , I think every 3-4 months.) Before I get lots of...

  48. coming up with the score of -2.5
    ... a very small frame and high profile, to sell their Boniva . Your'e right, each person has to find the right...

  49. Extensive Osteoporosis
    ... time I was dx with Osteoporosis. I choose not take Boniva as my insurance would not cover it. I didn't call...

  50. Newly Diagnosed prescribed Fosamax?????
    ... Fosamax. The same would apply if I was prescribed Boniva , or Actonel, too, whether in the oral, or IV form...
    ... mispelled sorry) and was told I would need to take Boniva or Evista - I got online and was horrified by stories ... t know what to do - I thought IF I could tolerate Boniva samples or Evista samples for a couple of months ...
    ... I was prescribed Boniva and took for one year to treat Osteopena in my hips ... term affects. About a month after getting off the Boniva , I started having severe stomach problems. If I ate ... asked a lot of questions and felt like it was the Boniva . It turned out to be acid reflux which can be a side ... affect from Boniva . I have recovered from the acid reflux and now my...
    ... [QUOTE=peachnfla;3407366]I was prescribed Boniva and took for one year to treat Osteopena in my hips ... term affects. About a month after getting off the Boniva , I started having severe stomach problems. If I ate ... asked a lot of questions and felt like it was the Boniva . It turned out to be acid reflux which can be a side ... affect from Boniva . I have recovered from the acid reflux and now my...

  51. Running out of options!
    ... went from osteopenia to osteoporosis. I also tried Boniva . Both of these gave me terrible back pain (joint pain...

  52. Kyphoplasty & Ongoing Pain
    ... the forteo cause bone pain too? Like the actonel and boniva ? Those that had a compression fracture from the osteoporos...

  53. FINALLY There Appears Some Hope For Strontium In The US
    ... profits, and the like. Since Fosamax, Actonel and Boniva have been SO heavily marketed here in the US, the...

  54. Actonel side effects
    ... effects from bisphosphonate meds - Actonel, Fosamax, Boniva . All you have to do is type in the name of the med ... prescribed for Osteoporosis, namely, Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva , have a really bad reputation for side effects! If...
    ... going to prescribe. I did not want to consider Boniva , (even though I love Sally Field) because if it is...
    ... going to prescribe. I did not want to consider Boniva , (even though I love Sally Field) because if it is...
    ... going to prescribe. I did not want to consider Boniva , (even though I love Sally Field) because if it is...

  55. Weight Gain with Fosamax
    ... Fosamax, and from the other bisphosphonate meds, too ( Boniva , Actonel). And yes, it has been reported that Fosamax ... after stopping it. I believe the same applied to Boniva and Actonel, but I'm not sure how long THOSE meds...
    ... Fosamax, and from the other bisphosphonate meds, too ( Boniva , Actonel). And yes, it has been reported that Fosamax ... after stopping it. I believe the same applied to Boniva and Actonel, but I'm not sure how long THOSE meds...

  56. Osteopena
    ... I didn't want to be on the first prescribed drug " boniva " She told me I was reading too much and would be hunched...

  57. Switching from Fosamax to Strontium
    ... she's saying a Doctor at the Mayo says you can take Boniva and Strontium at the same time!:) I told my doctor...

  58. Heart Arrhythmia Related to Fosamax
    ... I am curious how many other users of Fosamax, Boniva , Reclast and other biphophates are having the same...
    ... there. While your about it, you might as well check Boniva , Actonel, Reclast, as well as Fosamax. It'll be an...
    ... I am curious how many other users of Fosamax, Boniva , Reclast and other biphophates are having the same...

  59. Strontium Question
    ... who said her doctor told her to take strontium with Boniva , but I read on one site that it shouldn't be combined...
    ... doesn't say you will. You're not taking taking boniva at that time are you? If not, why the concern about...
    ... poster said that her doctor recommended strontium with Boniva I read that both should not be taken together, and...
    ... say both can not be taken together (Strontium and Boniva ) do you mean not together in the same two hour period ... you mean if you take Strontium you should not take Boniva ?...
    ... this research you mentioned on taking Strontium and Boniva ? I don't take either of these drugs, but I've been ... that Strontium is "considered" an anabolic med and Boniva is a antiresorptive. The last time I checked there ... told you can't take a bisphosphonate (antiresorptive/ Boniva , Fosamax etc) with it simultaneously. You can take...
    ... you about, just my doctor's suggestion to take both Boniva and strontium for a year and see what happens. He ... research and that the strontium might help along with the boniva . I suppose if boniva is okay with strontium then...

  60. strontium renelate in the UK
    ... have just completed 2 years on forteo and am starting Boniva . My doc wants me to start strontium as well. Any...
    ... very interesting that your doc wants you to do the boniva plus the strontium. That is the first that I have...
    ... I've never heard of the combination of Strontium/ boniva . I would be a little wary of that. Do some research ... on Boniva first, perhaps check out an online site called ''askapatien...
    ... Mayo Clinic finally returned my call and said the Boniva should be fine with the strontium. Just don't take ... Don't take calcium for 2 hours after or prior to boniva (or anything for that matter but water) and don't ... to make sure to go on some sort of drug (fosamax, boniva , etc.) after completing my two years or he felt my...
    ... other post, but if you are taking both strontium and boniva at the same time i don't know what kind of asjustments...
    ... please let me know. I am taking the strontium and Boniva and I would be interested if you find anything like...
    ... I've read anything on combining Stron Citrate and Boniva , but I'll look. Did your dr at Mayo give you any...
    ... OBGYN feel that the strontium would not fight the Boniva and might help. Both feel it wouldn't hurt. If I ... searching but neither doctor have anything stating how Boniva and strontium are good together. My concern is that ... I would loose benifit from Boniva if I took strontium and that they would conteract...


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