Looking for an excuse to stop taking your osteoporosis drugs?
You may have just found a reason – if you’re on a bisphosphonate, that is.
Bisphosphonates are the most common class of osteoporosis drugs, and include Boniva, Fosomax, Reclast®, and Actonel. Also called anti-resorptives, these drugs work by slowing the rate at which your bones “shed,” or lose their substance.
They’re a proven benefit to patients with full-blown osteoporosis. But they’re not without their challenges.