Osteoporosis Drugs: Sorting Out the Options
Osteoporosis drugs, as pills, injections or infusions, can be taken once a week, once a month or less frequently.

Osteoporosis Drugs: Sorting Out the Options

When you need a drug for your bones, you have lots of choices. Which one is right for you?

You’ve probably seen the ads on television—a celebrity with osteoporosis talking about a drug that’s protecting her bones. If you need an osteoporosis drug, should you take the one the celebrity is promoting? There are several osteoporosis drugs on the market. They may be taken as a pill, a shot or an infusion. Chad Deal, MD, Head of the Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease at Cleveland Clinic, and associate editor of Arthritis Advisor, helps us sort out the various options.

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