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Since alendronate is to build bones, why does it put me at risk for femur fracture?
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Quality of bone
The bone quality on alendronate is different than "normal" bone.
There are certain types of femur fractures that are more commonly seen in individuals taking alendronate.

In brief: Quality of bone
The bone quality on alendronate is different than "normal" bone.
There are certain types of femur fractures that are more commonly seen in individuals taking alendronate.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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