Bisphosphonates in osteoporosis
Major side effects of bisphosphonates include GI-complaints since these drugs require administration on an empty stomach.
In addition to postmenopausal osteoporosis, by which class of patients are bisphosphonates commonly used?
Which of the following agent antiresorptive agent for postmenopausal osteoporosis can alleviate the back pain associated with vertebral fractures:
Extra info: Calcitonin also has an analgesic effect on bone pain.
Which of the following agents must be ingested on an empty stomach to improve bioavailability:
Extra info: Close Bisphosphonates need to be taken 1 hour before breakfast in order to have a good absorption.