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Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Summary

Description: Metabolic disorder associated with fractures of the femoral neck, vertebrae, and distal forearm. It occurs commonly in women within 15-20 years after menopause, and is caused by factors associated with menopause including estrogen deficiency.

Also Known As: Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal; Osteoporosis, Post-Menopausal; Bone Losses, Perimenopausal; Bone Losses, Postmenopausal; Osteoporoses, Post-Menopausal Show All >>

Networked: 2746 relevant articles (295 outcomes, 545 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Diphosphonates : 36 outcomes 22 studies in 225 results : IBA
  2. Estrogens (Estrogen) : 25 outcomes 42 studies in 425 results : FDA 1
  3. ibandronic acid (Boniva) : 19 outcomes 48 studies in 106 results : FDA 2
  4. Alendronate (Alendronate Sodium) : 19 outcomes 44 studies in 184 results : FDA 18 Generic
  5. strontium ranelate (protelos) : 16 outcomes 23 studies in 92 results : IBA
  6. risedronic acid (risedronate) : 13 outcomes 30 studies in 120 results : FDA 4 Generic
  7. denosumab : 13 outcomes 23 studies in 94 results : FDA 2
  8. Calcium : 12 outcomes 33 studies in 209 results : IBA
  9. Teriparatide (Parathar) : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 63 results : FDA 2
  10. Raloxifene (Evista) : 11 outcomes 19 studies in 158 results : FDA 3
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Diseases Related to Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

  1. Osteoporosis
  2. Bone Resorption
  3. Metabolic Bone Diseases (Osteopenia)
  4. Hip Fractures (Intertrochanteric Fractures)
  5. Hypercalcemia (Milk Alkali Syndrome)
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Key Therapies for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

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  1. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement) : 13 outcomes 11 studies in 102 results
  2. Estrogen Replacement Therapy : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 69 results
  3. Injections : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  5. Exercise Therapy (Therapy, Exercise) : 2 outcomes in 2 results
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