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The role of medications in managing postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Cosman Saag*

Postmenopausal osteoporosis is a significant health issue affecting millions of women worldwide. Medications play a crucial role in preventing bone loss and reducing fracture risk in postmenopausal women. This article provides a comprehensive review of the medications used in the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis, including bisphosphonates, selective estrogen receptor modulators, calcitonin, denosumab, and teriparatide. The efficacy, safety, and side effects of these medications are discussed, and recommendations are provided for selecting the most appropriate medication for individual patients.