Risedronate for the Prevention of Osteoporosis in People With Spinal Cord Injury.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
16 Years to 60 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Traumatic spinal cord injury less than 100 days.
Must be able to swallow tablets and sit upright.
Bilateral knee flexion contractures.
Pregnant, lactating or post-menopausal females.
Paget's disease, osteomalacia, steroid induced bone loss, untreated thyroid disease, iritis, uveitis, pancreatitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer or cholecystitis.
Treatment in the last year with calcitonin, fluoride or anabolic steroid.
Keywords provided by Toronto Rehabilitation Institute:
Spinal Cord Injury
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs