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Taking a Break from Osteoporosis Drugs Can Protect Bones, Loyola University Study



11/19/2010 7:11:09 AM

Physorg.com -- Taking time off from certain osteoporosis drugs may be beneficial to bone health, according to a study conducted at Loyola University Health System. Researchers found that bone density remained stable for three years in patients who took a drug holiday from bisphosphonates, a popular class of osteoporosis drugs that can cause fractures in the thigh bones and tissue decay in the jaw bone.

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