Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: An Update
Risk Factors for Osteoporosis (2 of 2)
The risk of developing osteoporosis is also increased with the chronic use of some medications, including but not limited to: glucocorticoids, anticoagulants, anticonvulsants, aromatase inhibitors, cancer chemotherapeutic drugs, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists.
Keywords: Bone | low bone density | bone density | osteoporosis | fracture | glucocorticoids | anticoagulants | anticonvulsants | aromatase inhibitors | chemotherapeutic | gonadotropin
- National Osteoporosis Foundation. Clinician’s Guide To Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis. Washington, DC: National Osteoporosis Foundation; 2010. Available at www.nof.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/NOF_ClinicianGuide2009_v7.pdf.
- Newberry SJ, Crandall CC, Gellad WG, et al. Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: An Update to the 2007 Report. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 53 (Prepared by the Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10062-I). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2012. AHRQ Publication No. 12-EHC023-EF. Available at www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/reports/lbd.cfm.
Your slide tray is being processed.