optimum duration of treatment with osteoporosis medications

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optimum duration of treatment with osteoporosis medications?

  • Oral bisphosphonates
    • 5 years (low/moderate-risk patients)
    • 6 to 10 years (high-risk patients aa High-risk patients: old age, prior fracture, very low BMD (T-score <–3), high fall risk, GC use.)
  • Zoledronic acid
    • 3 years (low/moderate-risk patients)
    • 6 years (high-risk patients )
  • Denosumab: stopping not recommended without substituting another agent
  • Teriparatide/Abaloparatide: 24 months followed by an antiresorptive agent

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