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  • There are a number of treatments to prevent fractures and reduce bone loss. If you have increased fracture risk, discuss the options carefully with your healthcare provider. Remember: All medications…

  • Deciding on a treatment can be complicated. If your risk of breaking a bone is high, you will benefit from a treatment. Healthcare providers weigh a number of factors to…

  • What is a Drug Holiday?

    A drug holiday is a planned period of time that a patient stops taking a medication for anywhere from a few days to up to a year or more. A…

  • A study from Seattle suggested that women who were taking or had taken alendronate had an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (a-fib), an irregular heartbeat that can be a…