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Risperidone Treatment Not Linked to Osteoporosis Fracture Risk

Risperidone treatment may not be associated with an increased risk for osteoporosis-related fractures compared with other atypical antipsychotic medications, according to study results published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. Researchers conducted a nationwide cohort study comparing the risk for osteoporosis-related fractures in patients treated with risperidone vs other atypical and typical antipsychotic medications. Investigators specifically evaluated…

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