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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.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation, Medications That May Cause Bone Loss.Information in this post is educational. 

Information in this post is educational.  It should not be used to replace medical advice from your physician, or other healthcare provider.

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Prescription Medication Side Effects

Educate yourself by reading up on medications, their uses, and side effects.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Index to Drug-Specific Information

Drugs.com provides free information on over 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, and natural products.

AARP.org provides an A-Z Index for information about prescription medication.

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

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