Women are hearing that they can take a break from their oral bisphosphonate (Fosamax, etc)

Women are hearing that they can take a break from their oral bisphosphonate (Fosamax, etc).

We know that bisphosphonates remain in the bone for years. But it wasn't known how long the benefits might last after they're stopped.

Now there's evidence that some postmenopausal women can stop taking alendronate for up to 5 years...after initial treatment for 5 years.

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