Ask Dr. Gott: Bone density dropping despite meds Bone density d...

Dear Dr. Gott: I am a Caucasian woman, 78 years old, 5 feet 2½ inches tall, weigh 112 pounds and am in good health. Read more
John

Marshfield, MA

#1 Dec 12, 2008
Did you really just recommend Calcitonin to someone? The drug is a joke, and you're a quack
Galleca

San Jose, CA

#2 Oct 27, 2011
Unfortunately bone density dropping is a common side effect of those who are taking medication, such as Fosamax. It is also a major point in many Fosamax Lawsuits. http://www.fosamaxfemurfracturelawsuit.com
Ben

Lombard, IL

#4 Sep 20, 2012
There are several types of osteoporosis drugs. Bisphosphonates such as Fosamax work on slowing down the rate of bone breakdown, as opposed to anabolics promote bone growth. Fosamax, however, has been linked to more fractures, specifically at the thighs/thighbone, which is an ironic side effect of an anti-bone-degeneration drug. It helps to know whre a patient stands against this potential risk, visit http://www.fosamax-lawsuit.net for weekly updates.

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