Comparison of alendronate, calcitonin and calcium treatments in postmenopausal osteoporosis.

@article{Dursun2001ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of alendronate, calcitonin and calcium treatments in postmenopausal osteoporosis.},
  author={Nigar Dursun and Erbil Dursun and Selim Yalçin},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 8},
  pages={505-9}
}
The present study was planned to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy on bone mineral density (BMD), pain, quality of life and fracture risk of alendronate, calcitonin and calcium treatments. A total of 151 postmenopausal women with lumbar spine BMD 2 SD or more below the young adult mean were randomly assigned to one of three groups: 51 patients received oral alendronate 10 mg and calcium 1000 mg (alendronate group), 50 patients intranasal salmon calcitonin 100 IU and oral calcium 1000… CONTINUE READING

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