Bisphosphonate

What is Bisphosphonate?

These are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass, thus used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases.

Questions and answers on "Bisphosphonate"

Is there a connection between bisphosphonates and the development of anemia?

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Brief Answer:
NO!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about this borderline anemia. There is no link...

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Sister 78 with severe RA. Now with osteoporpsis. Takes vitamin D and calcium. Tried bisphosphonates but broke femur--2 months in hospital....

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Brief Answer:
Follows.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Madam,

Thank you for posting your query on HCM.

Considering her age and that she suffers from...

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hello, my mom has severe osteoporosis, scor T -3,7 at vertebral, and only -1,3 T score at femure, i am very scared about side effects on bonviva,...

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Brief Answer:
YOur mother need to take biphosfonates.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have gone through yuor query and understood your concern.

The T-scor...

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