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Sep 20, 2010
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Clinical Results

Actonel risedronate: Post-marketing study data

A task force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research reported a review of both published and unpublished data suggesting that the risk of atypical femoral fractures increases with the duration of exposure to bisphosphonates for osteoporosis. Specifically, a review of 310 cases of atypical femur fractures showed that 94% of patients had taken bisphosphonates for >5 years. The report also noted that more than half of patients with...

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