Expert Video - What is a drug holiday when it comes to osteoporosis medication?

Dr. Risa Kagan, an expert on osteoporosis, explains that a drug holiday is a planned period of time that a patient stops taking a medication for anywhere from a few days to up to a year or more. A doctor may recommend a drug holiday to help the patient maintain sensitivity to the drug, to see how the body functions without it, or to reduce possible side effects.

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