Biphosphonate Injury Lawyers

Bisphosphonates Side Effects May Lead to Femur Fractures, Hip Fractures, “Dead” Jaw and Other Injuries

Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs intended to prevent loss of bone mass, and they are used to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis and Paget’s disease. Bisphosphonates are sold as:

  • Aclasta
  • Actonel
  • Atelvia
  • Aredia
  • Boniva
  • Bondronat
  • Didronel
  • Fosamax
  • Fosavance
  • Reclast
  • Skelid, and
  • Zometa

 

Bisphosphonates have been associated with a number of side effects:

  • Femur Fractures
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Osteonecrosis of the Jaw / “Dead Jaw” Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Severe Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Ulceration of the esophagus
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Hip Fractures
  • Exposed Bone
  • Loosening of the teeth
  • Poor healing of the gums
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Renal Failure
  • Kidney Failure
  • Blood Clotting Disorders