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F.D.A. Issues Warning on Bone Drugs
New York Times

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Wednesday linking long-term use of popular osteoporosis drugs to an unusual fracture of the thigh bone. The agency asked patients taking the drugs, known as bisphosphonates, to report any thigh or groin pain to their doctors. At the same time, the F.D.A. safety announcement emphasized that people should continue taking the drugs unless their doctors advise otherwise.