Flashcards in Osteoporosis Deck (5)
What are the possible iatrogenic causes of osteoporosis?
What type of drug is Alendronate?
What are the 3 serious adverse effects of Alendronate?
What is the MOA of Alendronate?
Affinity for Co2, it accumulates in bone, is ingested by osteoclasts, it kills them by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase, and reduces bone resporption