Conflicting Data on Bone Fracture Link to HIV Meds

There are 4 comments on the Feb 7, 2012, HIV and Hepatitis story titled Conflicting Data on Bone Fracture Link to HIV Meds. In it, HIV and Hepatitis reports that: A U.S. appeals court rules Prop. 8 gay/ same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional: Overall, use of antiretroviral therapy appears to be associated with a decreased likelihood of bone fractures among people with HIV, but whether specific drugs such as tenofovir increase the risk, reduce the risk, or have a ... (more)

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Clarks Summit, PA

#1 Mar 2, 2012
Bone fracture has been associated with osteoporosis drug called fosamax.The FDA is now conducting studies to ascertain if there is really a clear link between fosamax and femur fracture.In this article the leads are conflicting so we cannot rightfully conclude as well that fracture is caused by HIV drugs.
Joumark Milley

Los Angeles, CA

#3 Jun 15, 2012
The FDA should conduct further studies to establish the link between Fosamax to certain ailments. The FDA has not yet categorically established such relation as to this very moment.
Rachelle B

Flushing, NY

#4 Aug 24, 2012
I feel more confident with this information than I would otherwise for HIV patients or anyone looking to use anti-retrovirus meds for treating bone-fragility disorders. With more testing at least it would ensure that using another medication for another purpose would not result in more complications when used to treat other diseases.

Flushing, NY

#5 Sep 28, 2012
Various news have already sprouted regarding the negative effects of certain medicines. New Side effects like the Fosamax are disturbing, it just goes to show you that even with many Lawsuits already out there, that new evidence comes fourth all the time.

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