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- Actonel (Risedronate) (12)
- Aredia (Pamidronate) (7)
- Boniva (Ibandronate) (12)
- Didronel (Etidronate) (11)
- Estrogen Therapy (12)
- Evista (Raloxifene) (10)
- Forteo Pen (Teriparatide) (11)
- Fosamax (Alendronate) (13)
- Miacalcin (Calcitonin) (12)
- Paget's Disease of Bone
- Steroids (Corticosteroids)
What Are Bisphosphonates?
Bisphosphonates are medications used to treat osteoporosis and bone pain associated with certain conditions.
What You Need to Know About Steroid Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is both preventable and treatable. Glucocorticoids (steroids) are the most common cause of drug-induced osteoporosis.
Top 5 Steps to Bone Health and Osteoporosis Prevention
Preventing osteoporosis depends on these 5 factors.
Bone Up On Osteoporosis
Diagnostic tests are focusing on earlier detection of osteoporosis, a disease with symptoms which can remain hidden for years.
Risedronate May Slow Joint Destruction In Knee Osteoarthritis
Risedronate brand name Actonel, a drug typically utilized to combat the effects of osteoporosis, may slow joint destruction and delay the need for joint replacement surgery in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Osteoporosis Risk Factor Quiz
The more risk factors you have for a specific disease, the more likely it is you will develop that disease. Do you have any of the risk factors associated with osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis Screening Quiz
Osteoporosis is a condition which is characterized by loss of the normal density of bone, resulting in brittle bones. Brittle bones are subject to fracture. The disease process can be silent (without symptoms for decades. Do you have symptoms or risk factors for osteoporosis?
Information about alendronate and other osteoporosis medications, from NOF.