• Biology, Medicine
  • Published in
    Journal of bone and mineral…
    2011
  • DOI:10.1002/jbmr.335

Discontinuation of odanacatib and other osteoporosis treatments: here today and gone tomorrow?

@article{Bauer2011DiscontinuationOO,
  title={Discontinuation of odanacatib and other osteoporosis treatments: here today and gone tomorrow?},
  author={Douglas C. Bauer},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          239-41
        }
}
The options available for effective osteoporosis treatment continue to grow. Because of the large number of treatment options, many clinicians, particularly in primary care, are uncertain about when to start therapy, which drug to use, and when to stop. The issue of when to stop antifracture therapy is now front and center as evidence accumulates that the antifracture benefits of some treatments persist after discontinuation and as patients increasingly voice concerns about possible rare but… CONTINUE READING