Osteoporosis Medications

Popular Osteoporosis Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Estrogens 75
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Estradiol (Estrace, Vivelle-Dot, Climara) is a moderately priced drug used to treat hot flashes and osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low estrogen levels or those who have had their ovaries removed. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Estrogens 75
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Estradiol (Estrace, Vivelle-Dot, Climara) is a moderately priced drug used to treat hot flashes and osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low estrogen levels or those who have had their ovaries removed. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Estrogens 75
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Estradiol (Estrace, Vivelle-Dot, Climara) is a moderately priced drug used to treat hot flashes and osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low estrogen levels or those who have had their ovaries removed. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Bisphosphonates 8
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ALENDRONATE slows calcium loss from bones. It helps to make normal healthy bone and to slow bone loss in people with Paget's disease and osteoporosis. It may be used in others at risk for bone loss.
Estrogens 166
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Conjugated estrogens (Premarin) is an expensive drug used to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low hormone levels or in those who have had their ovaries removed. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Premarin. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 71
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RALOXIFENE reduces the amount of calcium lost from bones. It is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in women who have experienced menopause.
Estrogen / Progestin Combinations 189
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CONJUGATED ESTROGENS; MEDROXYPROGESTERONE is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This medicine helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis (weak bones).
Estrogen / Progestin Combinations 59
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ESTRADIOL; NORETHINDRONE is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This product helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis (weak bones).
Bisphosphonates 118
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RISEDRONATE reduces calcium loss from bones. It helps make healthy bone and to slow bone loss in patients with Paget's disease and osteoporosis. It may be used in others at risk for bone loss.
Bisphosphonates 59
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IBANDRONATE slows calcium loss from bones. It is used to treat osteoporosis in women past the age of menopause.
Calcitonins 41
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CALCITONIN stops bone loss and breaks. It will make your bones more dense, or thicker. This medicine is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Estrogens 17
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ESTROPIPATE is an estrogen. It is mostly used as hormone replacement in menopausal women. It helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low hormone levels.
Estrogen / Progestin Combinations 40
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ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; NORETHINDRONE ACETATE (ETh in il es tra DYE ole; nor eth IN drone AS e tate) is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This product helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis (weak bones).
Estrogen Agonist/Antagonists 169
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CONJUGATED ESTROGENS; BAZEDOXIFENE is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This medicine helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis (weak bones).
Parathyroid Hormones 2,766
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TERIPARATIDE increases bone mass and strength. It helps make healthy bone and to slow bone loss. This medicine is used to prevent bone fractures.
Estrogen / Progestin Combinations 177
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ESTRADIOL; LEVONORGESTREL is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This medicine is used to relieve the symptoms of menopause. It also helps to prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
RANKL Inhibitors 1,098
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Denosumab (Prolia) is an expensive drug used to treat osteoporosis in women after menopause and in men. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Prolia. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Estrogens 80
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ESTRADIOL is an estrogen. It is used to treat the symptoms of low hormone levels in menopausal women. It is used to treat women who have had their ovaries removed or who have ovaries that do not work well. It helps to treat hot flashes and vaginal problems. It is also used to treat men with some kinds of prostate cancer.
Estrogens 111
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ESTRADIOL skin patches contain an estrogen. It is mostly used as hormone replacement in menopausal women. It helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low estrogen levels or those who have had their ovaries removed.
Estrogen / Progestin Combinations 189
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CONJUGATED ESTROGENS; MEDROXYPROGESTERONE is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This medicine helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis (weak bones).
Bisphosphonate / Vitamin D Combinations 174
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ALENDRONATE; CHOLECALCIFEROL has two medicines to help reduce calcium loss from bones and to increase the production of normal, healthy bone in patients with osteoporosis.
Estrogens 144
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ESTRADIOL skin patches contain an estrogen. It is mostly used as hormone replacement in menopausal women. It helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis. It is also used to treat women with low estrogen levels or those who have had their ovaries removed.
Calcitonins 68
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Estrogen / Progestin Combinations 155
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ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; NORETHINDRONE ACETATE (ETh in il es tra DYE ole; nor eth IN drone AS e tate) is used as hormone replacement in menopausal women who still have their uterus. This product helps to treat hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis (weak bones).
Bisphosphonates 244
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RISEDRONATE slows calcium loss from the bone. It helps to make normal healthy bone and to slow bone loss in people with osteoporosis.
Bisphosphonates 204
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ALENDRONATE slows calcium loss from bones. It helps to make healthy bone and to slow bone loss in people with osteoporosis.
Interferon Gammas 48,140
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INTERFERON Gamma-1b helps your immune system work better. In patients with chronic granulomatous disease, this medicine helps to fight infections. In children with osteoporosis, interferon gamma helps to slow the progression of the disease.
Bisphosphonates 1,104
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ZOLEDRONIC ACID lowers the amount of calcium loss from bone. It is used to treat Paget's disease and osteoporosis in women.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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