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Atypical Femur Fractures and Osteoporosis Medications
Bisphosphonates and A-Fib
Bisphosphonates and Mid-Thigh Fractures

Treatments

  • Atypical femur fractures have been reported in patients with osteoporosis. This fracture happens in middle of the thigh (between the hip and the knee) without any major injury. Most often…

  • Why Strontium Is Not Advised for Bone Health

    What is the issue? Many consumers are being lured by the advertised benefits of strontium for bone health. Supplements are increasingly available over the counter and through the Internet. Strontium…

  • TYMLOS (abaloparatide) a synthetic peptide analog of hPTHrP (human parathyroid hormone-related protein) that is an anabolic agent – meaning it increases bone formation. In clinical trials, Tymlos was shown to reduce the…

  • Why Strontium Is Not Good For Bone Health

    Download BONSENSE PDF— Many consumers are lured by the advertised benefits of strontium for bone health. Supplements are increasingly available over the counter and through the Internet. Strontium is a…

  • There is very consistent and strong evidence that osteoporosis treatments decrease the risk of fractures by 30-70% in postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis (very low bone density or previous spine…

  • Calcitonin is a hormone found in the human body that helps with bone metabolism and calcium regulation. Calcitonin can slow bone loss in the spine and increase spine bone density.…

  • Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis and is given by injection every six months. Prolia works by decreasing the activity of osteoclasts at the molecular…

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