Is calcitonin useful for reducing pain of acute osteoporotic fracture?
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Calcitonin is effective for reducing pain from acute vertebral compression fractures in patients with osteoporosis. There is no difference between calcitonin and pamidronate, but pamidronate is more expensive (SOR: A, systematic review of RCTs and an individual RCT).
Evidence Based Practice 16(4): 14.