Treating Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis plays an important part in determining how strong our bones are and can help us understand how likely it is we will fracture (break bones) in the future.

Drug treatments

The aim of drug treatments is to decrease the risk of broken bones and they are licensed on the basis that they will do this.

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Pain management

Acute pain and chronic pain can respond well to pain-relieving medications that are purchased from a chemist or supermarket (such as paracetamol), anti-inflammatory medications (such as ibuprofen) and codeine.

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It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis.

This can lead to bones becoming fragile and breaking easily, resulting in pain and disability. Much can be done to treat osteoporosis and prevent fractures. We are committed to helping people with osteoporosis live the lives they want to lead.

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