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Alendronate tied to lower hip fracture risk among older prednisolone users

Swedish researchers followed 3,604 patients age 65 and older who were using prednisolone and found that those who were prescribed alendronate had a lower risk of hip fracture, compared with those who weren't. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, did not show any association between alendronate use and a higher risk of mild upper gastrointestinal tract symptoms.

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