Navigation Links
Analyzing The Side Effects Of Some Common Medications

A new study shows a connection between the use of two of the most common medications -- beta-blockers and diuretics and a reduced risk for // bone fractures. Beta-blockers are commonly used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, chest pain, and abnormal heart rhythms. Some heart attack patients also receive the drugs to prevent a second attack. Diuretics are used to remove excess water from the body.

Researchers examined more than 30,000 patients with fractures and then compared them to 120,000 patients without fractures. It was found that atients who took beta-blockers for an average of six months or longer had a 23-percent lower risk of developing a fracture. If patients only took a diuretic, they had a 20- percent lower risk, and the combination of drugs lowered their risk by 29 percent.

Elderly patients with hypertension are at risk of developing osteoporosis, and they may potentially profit from positive effects of the relatively inexpensive beta-blockers and thiazide diuretics on fracture risk say researchers. However researchers say though their findings were significant, they say that they were not able to screen out every factor to eliminate error.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Analyzing The Risk Factors For Diabetic Neuropathy
2. Analyzing The Side Effects Of Sirolimus Stents
3. Analyzing Client-Centered Therapy.
4. Acupuncture May Help Chemotherapy Side Effects
5. Chemotherapy Pill Has Fewer Side Effects Than IV
6. Therapy Boosts Chemotherapy Effects
7. Smoking and its Effects
8. Reducing The After Effects of Tonsillectomy
9. The Side Effects Of Estrogen Therapy
10. The Harmful Effects Of Cigarette Smoke
11. Lung Therapy Found To Have Long-Term Side Effects
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Metrasens is honoured ... Trade, the UK’s most prestigious award for business success. The company has ... revenues and has grown by a total of 400% over the last six ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... BrightStar Care Salt Lake City, a home ... of Utah (APCUT) and has appointed Rex Wheeler as its new Director of Business ... our agency and our ability to provide quality care to the community,” said Tammara ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... Each year, everyone is ... day to clean, plant trees and look forward to a better future. However, supporting ... doing something outdoors. Indoor air quality can be two to five times more polluted ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... A ... for older shoulder replacement patients; post-operative recovery just might be even better than ... patients presenting with osteoarthritis following surgery: 262 patients under 65 and 103 patients ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... NC (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... non-profit a $5 million grant over five years to help end the disability ... ambitious 15-year plan in cooperation with the Global Clubfoot Initiative to end disability ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... April 20, 2017  CVS Pharmacy, the retail ... a new store design to enhance the retail ... food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections paired ... customers discover new offerings. Together with its innovative ... of the customer experience at CVS Pharmacy.  ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 NeuroVive Pharmaceutical ... today announced positive preclinical results demonstrating anti-fibrotic ... for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), in an additional ... NV556 has previously shown similar anti-fibrotic ... Today, NeuroVive,s scientists present novel data demonstrating ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... VIEW, Calif. , April 19, 2017  IRIDEX ... it will release financial results for the first quarter ... 3, 2017.  The Company,s management team will host a ... 5:30 p.m. ET. Investors interested in listening ... (844) 707-0665 for domestic callers or (703) 326-3030 for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: