Expert Video - How do antiresorptive drugs work in osteoporosis?
Dr. Risa Kagan, an expert on osteoporosis, discusses how antiresorptive drugs work on the osteoclasts, the cells that break down bone. She also describes the medications that are currently available, how long different medications keep working after the dose is given, how doctors can choose the best medication for you, and how they may adjust the dose to avoid side effects.
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