Cardiac warning over osteoporosis drug

Europe's drug watchdog has moved to restrict the use of osteoporosis drug strontium ranelate (Protos), citing an increased risk of myocardial infarction compared with placebo.

A European Medicines Agency committee said data on the drug "were of concern", and would be evaluated further in an expedited, in-depth review.

In the meantime, the committee recommended avoiding strontium ranelate in people with current

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