Fracture risk in patients receiving acid-suppressant medication alone and in combination with bisphosphonates

@article{Vries2009FractureRI,
  title={Fracture risk in patients receiving acid-suppressant medication alone and in combination with bisphosphonates},
  author={Frank de Vries and Amy L Cooper and Sarah M Cockle and T. P. van Staa and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1989-1998}
}
Previous studies have found an association between acid suppressants and fracture risk. We assessed fracture risk in patients taking concomitant acid suppressant and bisphosphonates. Positive associations were observed for any hip and vertebral fracture. The effect size was modest; however, the significance lies in the widespread prescribing of acid suppressants. Previous studies have found that acid-suppressive medication (ASM) is associated with an increased risk of fracture. Bisphosphonates… CONTINUE READING

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