An Injection a Year May Keep Bone Loss at Bay

When it came to her treatment for the bone-weakening condition osteoporosis, 69-year-old Diana Mahon of Pittsburgh took her pills diligently. But it wasn't always easy. Mahon was taking drugs called bisphosphonates -- pills such as Fosamax, Actonel and Boniva, which are currently the preferred treatment options for osteoporosis. The drugs worked, but they came with a laundry list of considerations. The pills, taken either weekly or monthly, need to be ingested on an empty stomach while...Full Story
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