Bone health

No drug holidays with bisphosphonates: Osteoporosis Australia

Long term treatment of osteoporosis with anti-resorptive drugs such as bisphosphonates should not be paused because of concerns over rare adverse events such as atypical fractures, a new position statement from Osteoporosis Australia recommends. While some guidelines have suggested that a two year ‘drug holiday’ may be taken after five years of bisphosphonate therapy, the Osteoporosis ...

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