Increased incidence of hip fracture after first prescription for antihypertensive drugs2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7840 (Published 21 November 2012) Cite this as: 2012;345:e7840
Just over 300 000 older adults started drug treatments for hypertension in Ontario, Canada, between 2000 and 2009. Researchers identified 1463 hip fractures in the same cohort during the same period. They also identified a significantly increased risk of fracture …
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