Bisphosphonate adherence high with GP follow up

In a two year follow up of osteoporosis patients started on bisphosphonates at a fracture liaison service, adherence was high regardless of whether patients received regular follow-up with the fracture liaison service or were referred to their GP for follow up, a study in Osteoporosis International found.

The prospective study by the Bone Research Program at the ANZAC Research Institute in Sydney used PBS claims data to verify medication compliance rates in a group of 102 patients