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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Actonel and Jaw Problems
With regard to recent information on jaw deterioration and Fosomax... is the potential for this problem as significant for patients taking Actenol?
It is not known if osteonecrosis of the jaw will occur with the same frequency for all bisphosphonates. The vast majority of cases have occurred in patients with cancer who were being treated with intravenous bisphosphonates.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati