Can osteoporosis be caused as a side effect of another medication?
Yes, the most important of which is long term steroid use (prednisone) Here is a comprehensive list.
Laura Ryan, MD, of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Discusses What Should Women Know about Osteoporosis
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Several medications may cause bone loss. The NOF and ACR recommend you discuss osteoporosis prevention with your doctor.
Study highlights the importance of non discontinuing medications to treat osteoporosis
Learn about the new osteoporosis treatment romosozumab and testing for osteoporosis.
Learn how osteoporosis is diagnosed, how is bone mineral density measured and what is a T-score?