Drug-induced bone disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Drugs can cause accelerated bone loss as well as disturbances in serum calcium levels. This article focuses on chemically induced bone diseases that commonly affect the elderly and result in either osteoporosis, osteomalacia, hypercalcemia or hypocalcemia. Also discussed are drugs that increase the risk of falls, putting those patients with osteoporosis at a greater risk for future.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bohannon, AD; Lyles, KW

Published Date

  • November 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 611 - 623

PubMed ID

  • 7850693

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0690


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States