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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Boniva Oral.

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Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/21/2008 8:41:47 PM

Reviewer: cathy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Boniva 150 mg for over 1 year. Each month I continue to have bone/joint pain. Most recently I experienced severe hand and finger, foot and toe pain. The pain in my fingers is so severe that the joints appear to be swollen. Really want to stop this drug and take my chances with broken bones.... I can truly say that all the pain, reflux and indigestion is really not worth the bene ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/16/2008 1:59:35 PM

Reviewer: whaleycc, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken once a month Boniva for 9 months. I have continued to decline in digestive and intestinal health. My days begin with a normal bowel movement and escalate into diarhea. Food intolerance has increased significantly. Presently I am being tested for Celiac disease and irritable bowel syndrome. I do not know if this drug has benefited my osteoporosis or not since I have not been re-sc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/13/2008 12:15:11 PM

Reviewer: Nanny, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Boniva Once a month 150 mg Taken on 5/12/08 This drug has me hurting all over, muscles, joints and bones (flu like symtoms), I also have diarrhea and vomiting. How long will this stay with me?

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/13/2008 11:03:11 AM

Reviewer: Alice, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Boniva, once a month drug for two months now. The second day after taking the first dose I developed severe muscle and joint pain and felt like I had the flu. This lasted for four days before feeling some relief. After taking the second pill, I experienced more aches and pains, especially in my neck, arms and back. I couldn't raise my arms above my shoulders. That was a wee ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/12/2008 1:27:38 PM

Reviewer: Mb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within one day of taking Boniva, I developed excruciating bone pain in my back. I was unable to walk or lie down for 3 days. I am 56 years old. One week later, the pain is still extreme and constant. I would not recommend this drug to ANYONE.

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