Agents which decrease bone resorption in osteoporosis are all except?
C. Strontium ranelate
Correct answer : B. Teriparatide
X-ray spine – lateral view – showing osteoporotic wedge fractures of vertebrae – L1 & L2
Drugs used for treatment of osteoporosis
Drugs which reduce bone resorption (anti resorptive drugs)Selective estrogen receptor modulators – Raloxifene
Bisphosphonates – Etidronate, Risedronate, Pamidronate, Alendronate
Hormone replacement therapy / estrogen
Denosumab -Monoclonal antibody which inhibits the maturation of osteoclasts by binding to and inhibiting RANKL.
Drugs which increase bone formation:black_medium_small_square:Teriparatide
Drugs with both effects (decreases bone resorption and increases bone formation)Strontium ranelate