- Are Bonsity and Actonel the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Bonsity?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Actonel?
- What Is Bonsity?
- What Is Actonel?
- What Drugs Interact with Bonsity?
- What Drugs Interact with Actonel?
- How Should Bonsity Be Taken?
- How Should Actonel Be Taken?
Are Bonsity and Actonel the Same Thing?
Bonsity is specifically used in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture; and in men with primary or hypogonadal osteoporosis at high risk for fracture; and for treatment of men and women with osteoporosis associated with sustained systemic glucocorticoid therapy at high risk for fracture.
Bonsity may interact with digoxin.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Bonsity?
Common side effects of Bonsity include:
- joint pain,
- body pain,
- runny nose,
- cough, and
- sore throat
What Are Possible Side Effects of Actonel?
Common side effects of Actonel include:
- upset stomach
- stomach pain
- flu symptoms
- muscle pain
- diarrhea, constipation, or
- joint or back pain
What Is Bonsity?
Bonsity (teriparatide injection) is a parathyroid hormone analog (PTH 1- 34) indicated for treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture; to increase bone mass in men with primary or hypogonadal osteoporosis at high risk for fracture; and for treatment of men and women with osteoporosis associated with sustained systemic glucocorticoid therapy at high risk for fracture.
What Is Actonel?
Actonel (risedronate sodium) is a bisphosphonate used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in men and women, and is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone.
What Drugs Interact With Bonsity?
Bonsity may interact with digoxin. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Bonsity is not recommended for use during pregnancy; it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. It is unknown if Bonsity passes into breast milk. Because of a possible potential for osteosarcoma, breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with Bonsity.
What Drugs Interact With Actonel?
Actonel may interact with antacids, supplements, or medicines that contain aluminum, calcium, magnesium. Other minerals can interfere with how your body absorbs this drug. It may also interact with aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Caution is advised if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the future. This medication may stay in your body for many years. Its effects on a fetus are not known. Consult your doctor. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
How Should Bonsity Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Bonsity is 20 mcg subcutaneously once a day. Bonsity may interact with digoxin.
How Should Actonel Be Taken?
Dosage of Actonel depends on the condition being treated.
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