Your concern is osteoporosis
and drugs . This is true some times drugs does hav side effects. 73 years of age is prone to get osteoporosis. If you hav normal bone density
, you can off the drugs but good calcium, vitD protein diet is must with good phusical exercise. Good physical work and exercise can put you off the drug. But regular bone density checkup is must to see that you should not become osteoporotic.
If you become osteoporotic , then other drugs such as calcitonin nasal spray
, Ibandronate (Bisphosphanates ), strontium maleate, zoldronic acid, tere paratide are available.
Pl choose the drug with your doctors advise.
Even after all drugs exercise is must
Regular bone density checkup is required.
this is a short answer
dr Niraj Garg