Update of current therapeutic options for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

@article{Epstein2006UpdateOC,
  title={Update of current therapeutic options for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis.},
  author={Sol Epstein},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={151-73}
}
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a common chronic condition in elderly women and is associated with decreased bone strength and an increased risk for fractures. As the incidence of osteoporotic fractures continues to rise, it is important to identify the most effective therapies for reducing patients' risk of fracture. OBJECTIVE This article reviews the medication classes commonly used for treating osteoporosis and the efficacy, tolerability, and drug-interaction potential of specific medications… CONTINUE READING

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