The Effects of Seasonal Changes in Osteoporosis Treatment
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There are few reports concerning to the seasonal variation of osteoporosis treatment. In this study, we plan to compare clinical efficacy and safety by seasons.
Condition or disease
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in many countries. Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with osteoporosis and the responses to osteoporosis treatment. 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) is considered to be the best estimate of body stores of vitamin D and the seasonal variation of 25OHD is well known. But there are few reports concerning to the seasonal variation of osteoporosis treatment. In this study, we plan to compare clinical efficacy and safety by seasons in patients treated by raloxifene.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
45 Years to 100 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Osteoporosis patients using raloxifene more for two years.