21 Oct 2009
Both belong to the same class of medicine, bisphosphonates, so should work the same. However, everyone is different and may have different experiences/side effects on these two medicines.
The links below have reviews for both medicines. You may find it useful.
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I've had problems with Fosamax and can't take Boniva due to kidney failure. But the Prolia is a 6 month injection or infusion, so I'm ...
15 answers • 18 Jul 2012
I have had pain in the right leg for some time now. It appears with use of alendronate (Fosamax), and Evista. Any recommendation for a drug for ...
3 answers • 9 Feb 2013
Have stopped taking Boniva but wonder how long it remains in my body.
1 answer • 18 Feb 2013
ie: it's reported after 5 yrs fosamax if not longer effective and should be discontinued. At a Women's Health Seminar, a gyn told us that ...
0 answers • 31 Jul 2013