FDA Advisory Panel Suggests Additional Warnings for Label

About 11% of women 55 years of age and older take drugs containing bisphosphonates (including Fosamax, Aclasta, Actonel, Altevia, and Boniva) to treat and prevent osteoporosis.  This drug has been under increased scrutiny since a link was suspected between long term use and bone death (osteonecrosis) of the jaw and an increase in atypical femur [...]