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[Non-corticosteroid drug-induced metabolic bone disease]

Karine Briot
La Presse Médicale 2006, 35 (10 Pt 2): 1579-83
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After osteoporotic fracture or low bone mineral density measurements, it is necessary to look for secondary causes of osteoporosis, such as drugs. Corticosteroids are the most common cause of drug-induced metabolic bone disease. Other drugs responsible for bone disease include: aromatase inhibitors, GnRH agonists, anticonvulsants, heparin, and L thyroxin at TSH-suppressive doses. Confirmation is required of data about neuroleptics and antivitamin K.

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