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Does Avandia cause bone fractures?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Avandia has been linked with higher incidence of bone fractures in women. Women in clinical studies who took Avandia had more fractures in the arms, hands, lower legs, ankles, and feet than women who did not take Avandia. Talk with your doctor about how to protect your bones if you take Avandia.

Avandia has been linked with higher incidence of bone fractures in women. Women in clinical studies who took Avandia had more fractures in the arms, hands, lower legs, ankles, and feet than women who did not take Avandia. Talk with your doctor about how to protect your bones if you take Avandia.

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