Canterbury DHB

Context

Management

In This Section

Prophylaxis

Treatment of Osteoporosis

Prophylaxis

If a patient is likely to have a higher dose of glucocorticoids or be given prednisone for a longer period than indicated above, then measures should be initiated to try to prevent excessive bone loss. This also applies to cyclosporin and tacrolimus treatment.

Treatment of Osteoporosis

See Osteoporosis on Hospital HealthPathways.

About this Canterbury DHB document (5071):

Document Owner:

Sean Macpherson (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

January 2019

Next Review:

January 2022

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Topic Code: 5071