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.
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
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.
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 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.
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 ...
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.
It's true that many more people are suffering from osteoporosis today than in ...
some other prescription medication to strengthen their bones. ... in those women
taking them, but the osteoporosis story is much more ... terms of fracture, and as
we've been seeing lately, they may even hurt bone. ..... Fractures of the femur.