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High doses from supplements may have unpleasant side effects, such as diarrhea, nausea and abdominal cramps, and may prevent some drugs (such as certain antibiotics and bisphosphonates) from doing their jobs.
Bisphosphonates include Fosomax, Reclast and Zometa to name a few and denosumab is sold under the brand names Prolia and Xgeva.
The new advisory uses fresh data to guide doctors to prescribe bisphosphonates or denosumab for five years.
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medical Definition of bisphosphonate
- … among the pharmacological approaches for treating osteoporosis, use of bisphosphonates increases bone mineral density and reduces the risk of vertebral fractures.
- —Charles Marwick, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 26 Apr. 2000
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