Bisphosphonates Cause Tissue Death ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Bisphosphonates Cause Tissue Death

A recent study in the September (06) Harvard Women's Health Watch reports that there is a link between women taking bone strengthening drugs known as bisphosphonates and the deterioration of their bone tissue. The drugs include Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva, Skelid, Didronel, Zometa, Aredia and Bonefos, and are largely used to treat bone cancer patients as well as osteoporosis sufferers. The study shows that the drugs prevent new bone formation in the long term.

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