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Use of beta-2 agonists and risk of hip/femur fracture: a population-based case-control study.

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INTRODUCTION: Administration of beta-2 agonists decreased bone mineral density in rats. But the association between bronchodilators and fracture risk has not been studied in humans. OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between use of beta-2 agonists and risk of hip/femur fracture. METHODS: We conducted a population-based case-control study (6763 cases) in the Dutch PHARMO database. Current beta-2 agonist use was compared to never use. We adjusted for severity of the underlying respiratory d...

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10.1002/pds.1318

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Journal:
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
Volume:
16
Issue:
6
Pages:
612-619
Publication date:
2007-06-01
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EISSN:
1099-1557
ISSN:
1053-8569
Source identifiers:
126104

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