Prescription Medication That May Cause Bone Loss
Some prescription medications interfere with calcium absorption, and may lead to bone loss. Medications used over time, to prevent seizures, depression, gastric reflux, cancer, or transplant rejection, have been known to cause osteoporosis.
Long-term use of prednisone, and cortisone may affect your body’s ability to build bone. Read more about drugs that can cause bone loss in the following articles.
University of Washington Medical Center, August 2005, Drugs That Cause Bone Loss.
Texas A&M University, September 2012, Medications That May Cause Bone Loss.
Information in this post is educational. It should not be used to replace medical advice from your physician, or other healthcare provider.
Copyright 2012 Irene Pastore, and Blue Moon Personal Training
Posted on August 17, 2012, in Aging, Chronic Disease and tagged aging, bone loss and medication, drug side effects, osteoporosis, Prescription medication, side effects. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.