The goals of osteoporosis treatment are to:
There are several different treatments for osteoporosis, including lifestyle changes and a variety of medications.
Medications are used to strengthen bones when:
Zoledronic acid, sold in the U.S. by Novartis under the brand name Reclast, just received final approval from the FDA for the treatment of... Read more »
Recently, the FDA approved the use of Reclast (zoledronic) acid for the treatment of osteoporosis. The bisphosphonate medication, known as... Read more »
Zoledronic acid, a once-yearly infusion, has been approved by Health Canada for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Known as Reclast... Read more »
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