Agents which decrease bone resorption in osteoporosis are all except?
C. Strontium ranelate
Correct answer : B. Teriparatide
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
Drugs with both effects (decreases bone resorption and increases bone formation)