Dec 8, 2014 ... While osteoporosis is a serious bone disease that leads to ... For most Fosamax
users who have suffered broken bones, the ... Take, for example, Sandy Potter, of
New York. ... Another woman, 62, said her thighbone broke while stepping ...
Some say the drug causes “frozen bone,” a condition that shuts ...
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.
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
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 ...
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.
Mar 10, 2010 ... "They should ask their doctor if the drugs should be continued or if they should ...
of some post-menopausal women who take bisphosphonates (Actonel, ...
Studying bone biopsies in women who suffered femur fractures, Lane ...
Feb 15, 2016 ... Some critics say the new analysis overestimates the benefits and underestimate
the ... Many of the women who suffered sudden thigh fractures were relatively ... X
-rays showed her femur—usually one of the strongest bones in the ... in less than
1 per 10,000 patients taking bisphosphonates for osteoporosis.
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!
Mar 10, 2010 ... Doctors are critical of bone-loss drugs being used for women with ... After taking
Fosomax for eight years, Stephanie George, 76, ... VIDEO: Many users of the
popular osteoporosis drug are suffering broken femurs. Play .... Doctors still don't
understand why Fosamax might weaken bones in some women.
Feb 28, 2011 ... Dr. Jennifer Schneider was one of the first women to suffer from an ... Suddenly,
her thighbone snapped and she collapsed to the floor. ... bone drug Fosamax,
saying extended use can lead to femur fractures like the one she had in 2001. ...
fractures among patients who've been taking osteoporosis drugs ...