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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Animation - Managing and Treating Osteoporosis
Slide Show - Managing and Treating Osteoporosis
1. What treatments are used for osteoporosis?
2. How do antiresorptive drugs work in osteoporosis?
3. How do anabolic drugs work in osteoporosis?
4. How does calcium and vitamin D help build healthy bones?
5. What are the best management strategies for a person with osteoporosis?
6. What is a drug holiday when it comes to osteoporosis medication?
7. Dr Tilli's story: What did you do when you found out you had osteoporosis?
8. Dr Tilli's story: What advice do you have for other patients on their journey with osteoporosis?
9. Shelley's story: What did you do when you found out you had osteoporosis?
10. Shelley's story: What has been the greatest success and challenge with managing your bone health?
11. Shelley's story: What advice do you have for other patients about bone health and osteoporosis?