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Does osteoporosis medicine help to reduce the cholesterol level ?

my grandma has been puttin off her osteoporosis meds her cholesterol meds and a colonoscapywhat are the risks of this my grandmother i s 58 years old, she is puttin off the colonoscapy for over a year the osteoporosis meds for a momth and the cholsterol meds for who knows how long
Tue, 17 May 2011
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she have to continue the drugs. it will increase the chances of cardiovascular diseases.and the complications of osteoporosis like pathological fractures and back pain. so try to convince her for continuation of medicatios.take care
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