The Study of the Early Administration of Alendronate on Prevention of Bone Loss After Hip Fracture.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00346190
Verified January 2006 by McGill University Health Center. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
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Ages Eligible for Study:
55 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Male and Female aged > 55 Low trauma hip fracture up to 90 days Be willing to submit to periodic bone mineral density radiographic studies of the spine & 24 hr urine collection Written informed consent
Disorders known to affect bone metabolism Not taking bisphosphonates within last 6 months Drugs known to interfere with calcium metabolism within the lats 6 months prior to hip fracture serum calcium> 2.65 mmol/L Treatment with any investigational drug within the last 30 days