how long women should take a bisphosphonate for osteoporosis

See updated information from the FDA concerning bisphosphonates and increased risk of thigh bone fracture

There's controversy about how long women should take a bisphosphonate for osteoporosis.

Many postmenopausal women get them indefinitely...but this may not be necessary or safe.

Bisphosphonates can stay in the bones for years...and their effects can last even when therapy is stopped.

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