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 ...
Mar 12, 2015 ... Osteoporosis drugs are marketed and sold as fracture preventive, and ...
Incidence of stress fractures of the femoral shaft in women treated with
bisphosphonates. .... of thigh bone fracture in patients taking bisphosphonates,
drugs used in ... drugs are the cause, there is some evidence that the fractures
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Apr 17, 2010 ... And some of the women were younger, in their 50s, with ... more women taking
these drugs are suffering from serious fractures in their thigh bones ... rare as
your femur (thigh bone) is one of the strongest bones in your body!
Mar 2, 2016 ... Osteoporosis drugs have significantly reduced the risk of bone ... fracture ranges
between 40 and 50 percent in women and 13 and 22 percent in men. ... have
suffered hip fractures undergo surgery, the better their outcomes.
May 29, 2011 ... Osteoporosis drugs can definitely strengthen bones. ... and Reclast, caused one
broken femur for every 2,000 people who used them for a year. ... over the age of
50 will suffer an osteoporotic fracture at some point in their lives. ... The 13 other
women with atypical fractures did not take the drugs, along with .....