bisphosphonates, risedronate, combined with vitamin D (1000 IU/d ergocalciferol) and calcium (1200mg/d)
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Intern Med. 2005 Aug 8-22;165(15):1737-42 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN osteoporosis, older people, vitamin D deficiency The Use of
bisphosphonates, risedronate, combined with vitamin D (1000 IU/d ergocalciferol) and calcium (1200mg/d)
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
vitamin D and calcium combined
To reduce at 1.5 years vertebral or hip fractures: 8 / 250 with biphosphonate VS 29 / 250 without.