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Drug holidays in women treated for postmenopausal osteoporosis

McClung, Michael R. MD

doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001141
Clinical Corner: NAMS Practice Pearl

In this Practice Pearl, the experience with long-term treatment of osteoporosis with bisphosphonates and denosumab will be reviewed as well as the effects of discontinuing therapy, providing the platform for recommendations about “drug holidays” for these medications.

Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, OR; Institute of Health and Ageing, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Accepted 19 April, 2018

© 2018 by The North American Menopause Society.