If you are a postmenopausal woman that has concerns about osteoporosis you may be interested in the latest medications used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause. As the local Anderson SC infusion services provider we administer many different types of medications prescribed by your doctor to be received intravenously.
As a leading Anderson SC infusion services center we make it convenient and comfortable for you to receive your medications. We commonly use the following prescribed medications for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in women. You may wish to ask your doctor about them at your next visit.
Boniva is a prescription medication used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause. It helps increase bone mass and reduce the chance of having a spinal fracture.
Prolia is an injectable prescription medication used to treat osteoporosis in women after menopause that have an increased risk for fractures or cannot use another osteoporosis medication. It is also used for women who are not helped by other osteoporosis medication. Prolia is proven to protect bone from fracture, increase bone density, reverse bone loss, and make bones stronger. Prolia is administered once every six months. During treatment your doctor will also prescribe calcium and vitamin D supplements.
Reclast is also an injectable prescription medication approved to treat and prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis. Along with Calcium and vitamin D, Reclast helps to increase bone density. Reclast works with only one dose a year. Each infusion lasts approximately 15 minutes.
Be sure to talk to your doctor about any concerns you have regarding the side effects these medications may have.