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Romosozumab reduces risk of fractures in postmenopausal women

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eMediNexus    14 September 2017

In a study of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who were at high risk for fracture, treatment with monthly subcutaneous romosozumab (210 mg) for a year followed by weekly oral alendronate (70 mg) significantly lowered risk of new vertebral (48%) and nonvertebral (19%) than alendronate alone. These findings are reported September 11, 2017 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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