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Femur Fracture – Bone Breaks Associated with the Drug Fosamax


Dec 8, 2014 ... These painful bone breaks are known to occur in the femur. ... fractures are more common in women taking Fosamax longer than five ... For most Fosamax users who have suffered broken bones, the ... The 59-year-old was jumping rope with some neighborhood children when her left thighbone snapped.

Thigh fractures linked to osteoporosis drugs; long-term use questioned


May 21, 2012 ... If you've been taking bisphosphonates long-term, you may be ... As we wrote in the October 2010 Harvard Women's Health Watch, one such ... Only 6.4% of patients who had a classic femur fracture were on the drugs. ... My grandmother suffered a fractured hip after long term use of an osteoporosis tablet.

Osteoporosis Medication Linked to Unusual Thigh Fractures Some ...


Feb 8, 2012 ... Some drugs used to strengthen bones may increase the risk of an unusual ... a loss of bone density over time, will suffer fewer broken bones if they take ... an unusual femur (thighbone) fracture if they take the drugs on a long-term basis. ... to seven out of 10,000 people, mostly women in their 60s and 70s.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Never Take Osteoporosis Drugs


Osteoporosis drugs “work” by stopping bone remodeling, which is the body's ... Let's take a look at some of the most significant ones. ..... with 20% who suffer from fractures neck of femur without bisposphonates. .... Meanwhile, the smaller woman could have more calcium in her bones and more resilient and healthy bones.

FDA Says Osteoporosis Drugs Cause Femur Fractures - Jeffrey ...


Mar 12, 2015 ... incidence of femoral shaft fracture in women treated with bisphoshonates .... drugs are the cause, there is some evidence that the fractures are related to ... Patients taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosis should not stop taking the .... was on ibandronate before suffering the bilateral femoral shaft fractures.

Osteoporosis Drugs Like Fosamax May Increase Risk of Broken ...


Mar 8, 2010 ... But now there's mounting evidence that, for some women, taking these ... users of the popular osteoporosis drug are suffering broken femurs.

Revisiting Bone Drugs and Femur Fractures - The New York Times


Mar 6, 2011 ... There was little or no trauma; in most cases the women were simply standing or ... femur fractures have been reported among women and some men taking ... They identified those who had suffered femur fractures occurring below the ... drugs by patients with osteoporosis who are at high risk of fracture,” a ...

Atypical femur fractures: a review of the evidence and its implication ...


Keywords: Atypical femur fractures, osteoporosis, bisphosphonates, adverse drug ... caution regarding their 'long-term' use (www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ ... femoral shaft fractures while taking long-term alendronate and glucocorticoid ... total of 141 atypical femur fractures occurring in women on bisphosphonate therapy.

Osteoporosis Drug Implicated in Leg Fractures - Mercola


Apr 17, 2010 ... Do osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax lead to broken bones? ... And some of the women were younger, in their 50s, with ... taking these drugs are suffering from serious fractures in their thigh bones -- an ordinarily rare occurrence. ... rare as your femur (thigh bone) is one of the strongest bones in your body!