Posted by: yoga librarian | April 25, 2011

How Long Can You Safely Take Bisphosphonate Medication for Osteoporosis?

How Long Can You Safely Take Bisphosphonate Medication for Osteoporosis?

johnshopkinshealthalerts.com

“Bisphosphonates are the drugs most often prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis. Bisphosphonates help to preserve bone mass by slowing down bone resorption. Clinical studies of these drugs have focused on their effect on bone mineral density (BMD) and fracture risk. ”

But how long is it safew to use these drugs?

Read the the advice from Johns Hopkins Health Alerts>

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