GERD drugs are connected to osteoporo...

GERD drugs are connected to osteoporosis - Features

There are 12 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Oct 4, 2008, titled GERD drugs are connected to osteoporosis - Features. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

GERD and osteoporosis are both common and growing health problems. Now there is evidence that some cases of osteoporosis might be linked to the use of GERD medications.

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Tom L on Liliha

Honolulu, HI

#1 Oct 4, 2008
HMmm. I think I will talk to my doc and start taking calcium suppliments (sp?)

Makawao, HI

#2 Oct 4, 2008
I see 1 canadian study that is apparently a retrospective study going over the records of 63,000 subjects. What are the other 2 studies?
Druggist in Cali

Pleasanton, CA

#3 Oct 4, 2008
Oh...when did Ph.D. nutritionists started to study pharmacology and pharmacotherapy? Leave it to the people that "really" do understand drugs...Pharmacists!

Honolulu, HI

#4 Oct 4, 2008
very true

Hauula, HI

#5 Oct 4, 2008
the pharmaceutical companies coupled with doctors scam us all the time.
mundane reading and advice (within article) is par for the course.
individually, implement common sense and wisdom when eating and exercising. utilize self-moderation and self-discipline.

Since: Mar 11

Clarks Summit, PA

#8 Dec 7, 2011
Why can I not access the linked article anymore? This seems pretty interesting because I cannot seem to GERD to osteoporosis. If only I can read the article.

Kaneohe, HI

#9 Dec 7, 2011
Just be careful of scams out there

Honolulu, HI

#10 Dec 7, 2011
Better read the article.

Clarks Summit, PA

#11 Jan 20, 2012
There are reports about this connection of GERD and osteoporosis. However, more studies are needed in order to have a full conclusion.
Rommic S

Hillsboro, OR

#12 Sep 14, 2012
Sadly, this is confirmed by studies. GERD drugs do raise the risk of osteoporosis fractures.
cc FDA

Honolulu, HI

#13 Sep 14, 2012
Quack, Quack; by the way *Splat*.

“New one man.”

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#14 Sep 16, 2012
When is western medicine going to start treating the problem instead of the symptom? Every week there is another negative side affect from rx meds.
Some are life saving I know, but more and more do more harm than good.

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