Lowering Blood Pressure but Raising the Risk of Hip Fracture

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Abstract

Synopsis:

The risk of hip fracture goes up for about 6 weeks immediately after older people start taking antihypertensives.

Source:

Butt DA, et al. The risk of hip fracture after initiating antihypertensive drugs in the elderly. Arch Intern Med 2012; 172:1739-1744.ButtDAet alThe risk of hip fracture after initiating antihypertensive drugs in the elderly.Arch Intern Med201217217391744

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