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​Useful links from National Osteoporosis Society

The National Osteoporosis Society have produced a range of patient information leaflets covering different aspects of osteoporosis care.
 

Am I at risk of osteoporosis and fractures?

Drug treatments for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis in men

Drug treatments for osteoporosis – Alendronate (alendronic acid or Fosamax)

Drug treatments for osteoporosis – Risedronate (Actonel)

Further food facts and bones- looking beyond Calcium and Vitamin D

General information on osteoporosis

 

Other useful information

Bisphosphonates for treating osteoporois - NICE Decision support aid  - Information to help people with osteoporosis and their health professionals discuss the options available to them.

Bisphosphonate drug holiday in treatment for osteoporosisInformation Leaflet