FDA Still Cautious About Bone Drugs

FDA Still Cautious About Bone Drugs

There are 6 comments on the KABC-AM Los Angeles story from May 11, 2012, titled FDA Still Cautious About Bone Drugs. In it, KABC-AM Los Angeles reports that:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says doctors need to reassess which women are likely to benefit from popular bone-building drugs, given the lack of evidence showing that taking them for the long term really helps and the possibility that they put some women at risk for rare but serious side effects.

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Rica-22

West Chicago, IL

#1 May 18, 2012
I do hope that the FDA will do something about it in terms of controlling how it is given. In this way, if serious side effects happen, it will be controlled.
http://www.fosamaxbonefractures.zoomshare.com...
Robert

West Chicago, IL

#2 May 18, 2012
This is just expected as we all know how huge the impact of Fosamax and femur fractures issues have been.
http://fosamaxfracturelawsuit.posterous.com/
Herald

New York, NY

#3 Aug 16, 2012
The use of bone drugs such as Fosamax has indeed resulted to a number of burgeoning reports of its adverse effects. Some patients have already advanced their course through a Fosamax lawsuit due to some of these debilitating side effects. Visit http://www.fosamax-lawsuit.net for relevant information pertaining to Fosamax and its side effects, as well as legal actions taken by some users.
Winnie

West Chicago, IL

#4 Aug 31, 2012
The FDA has lots on its hands about side effects of drugs. One of it is the Fosamax which has a few health updates since they were released. Many patients filed lawsuits against the Fosamax manufacturer due to it causing of atypical fractures. Read more here http://www.fosamaxfemurfracturelawsuit.com .
Daniel

San Jose, CA

#5 Jan 25, 2013
The advisory panel of the FDA is looking at the long term effect of Fosamax. More than five years of using the drug puts a person at risk for adverse effects such as femur fracture and osteonecrosis of the jaw. For more information on bone health and related injuries, visit http://www.fosamaxinjurylawsuitcenter.com/cla... .
Jade K

Oman

#7 Feb 9, 2013
It's sad that new information is not forthcoming and that government authorities will not make a ruling on a drug that continues to cause more suffering than good. The drawbacks of taking bisphosphonates like Fosamax are well-documented and if not conclusively proven then at least there should be stringent warnings and a stronger stance taken by the authorities.
http://www.fosamaxclassaction.us/compensation...

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