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How would fragmin (dalteparin) encourage osteoporosis if taken for no more than one year? Is this of high concern? Can it be prevented?

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Dr. Andris Radvany
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not of high concern

There are studies suggesting low molecular weight heparins cause osteoporosis.
The risk is so low (one figure cites 0.91%) that porphylaxis with osteoporsis meds has not been proposed.

In brief: Not of high concern

There are studies suggesting low molecular weight heparins cause osteoporosis.
The risk is so low (one figure cites 0.91%) that porphylaxis with osteoporsis meds has not been proposed.
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