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How is steroid-induced osteoporosis (siop) treated?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Several medications.

Steroid-induced osteoporosis can be prevented if a bisphosphonate drug or Forteo is taken during the time of steroid use.
If osteoporosis is already present the same drugs would be helpful in preventing further loss but a return to normal bone density would be unlikely.

In brief: Several medications.

Steroid-induced osteoporosis can be prevented if a bisphosphonate drug or Forteo is taken during the time of steroid use.
If osteoporosis is already present the same drugs would be helpful in preventing further loss but a return to normal bone density would be unlikely.
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