Know When to Change a Patient's Home Osteoporosis Meds
The new Rx med, abaloparatide (Tymlos, TIM-lohs), will raise questions about evaluating osteoporosis meds in hospitalized patients.
Osteoporosis meds generally aren't considered necessary during hospitalization. In fact, your hospital may have a standing order to automatically discontinue these meds on admission.
But watch for times when you may want to alter a home regimen.