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Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment
There are many medications available for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
How long should one wait to take a medication?
Dear Dr. Roach: When you are instructed to take medicine, vitamin, etc., on an empty stomach, how long after eating should you wait? Also, if taken before eating, how long after you take the medication until you can eat? Dear B.H.: The answer depends on the particular medication.
Osteoporosis medication promotes cardiovascular health in postmenopausal women
A study published by Japanese researchers on February 17 in the journal Menopause reported that bisphosphonates, which are used to treat osteoporosis, can promote cardiovascular health A study published by Japanese researchers on February 17 in the journal Menopause reported that bisphosphonates, which are used to treat osteoporosis, can promote ... (more)
American Medical Association
Studies look at ways to sequence, cycle osteoporosis drugs
The two classes of osteoporosis drugs currently on the market -- one that builds bone and one that slows bone breakdown -- don't always work well together.
The Town Talk
Roach: Calcium, vitamin D help osteoporosis
I weigh 116 pounds and am 5 feet, 3 inches tall. Before I go to the office, I am at the gym four or five mornings a week, working out for an hour.