Study confirms link between atypical femur fractures and Fosamax Terms of Use

(PRWEB) 26 May 2012 After the New England Journal of Medicine, use their knowledge of bisphosphonates, the published beneficial not outside of a 3 to...


(PRWEB) 26 May 2012

After the New England Journal of Medicine, use their knowledge of bisphosphonates, the published beneficial not outside of a 3 to 5 year window than have the Archives of Internal Medicine confirms that prolonged use of the drug increases the risk of atypical fractures of the femur. Commonly used brand name of the drug Fosamax are, Reclast, Boniva and Actonel. In recent years, the FDA has the warning on bisphosphonate self-adhesive labels users increased on notice of the risk of atypical femur fracture, however, the study by the Archives of Internal Medicine is another concrete confirmation that use windows outside of a 3 to 5 years for most users is they have a higher risk of adverse event and offers not much noticeable benefit. The study by the Archives of Internal Medicine looked at 477 patients with atypical femur fractures and found that 82% of these patients were treated with bisphosphonates. Recent studies suggest that those who have been using the drug for more than 5 years should their doctors about whether the use of the drug consult discontinued. Use of bisphosphonates has been linked to osteonecrosis, a very painful and heavy jaw condition. Weighing the risks and benefits of long-term use of bisphosphonate is an important decision for many women who have used the drug for many years. For many of the millions of users such adverse events are not worth the risk.


Unfortunately

change the label and these studies come too late for women who have taken the drug for more than 3-5 years who have suffered an atypical femur fracture. Your only option will be to seek compensation for their injuries.

Ennis & Ennis remain free, nationwide, confidential consultations to anyone who has taken Fosamax or Boniva and suffered a femur fracture or have been diagnosed with osteonecrosis of the jaw by calling toll-free 1-800-856-6405 or by going http:/ / www.ennislaw.com and completing an online case evaluation from.

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. Fosamax has been representing victims since 2004. Ennis & Ennis, P.A. is a nationwide law firm with offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Washington DC that concentrates its practice in mass torts clause and represents individuals against pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. has been representing clients individually since 1986 and has recovered over $ 100 million in settlements for its clients.

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. also examines cases where Accutane, Actos, Avandia, Fosamax, Pradaxa, Plavix, Paxil / Birth Defect, Zoloft / Birth Defect, Prozac / Birth Defect, DePuy Hip Recall, Room Hip Recall, Wright Conserve Hip, Hip Profemur Wright, all metal-on-metal hips, Tektura, Reglan, Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella birth control pills.


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