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Elcatonin is effective for lower back pain and the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in elderly osteoporotic patients with kyphosis.

Authors
  • Yamane, Yuko
  • Yamaguchi, Toru
  • Tsumori, Michihiro
  • Yamauchi, Mika
  • Yano, Shozo
  • Yamamoto, Masahiro
  • Honda, Chie
  • Kinoshita, Yoshikazu
  • Sugimoto, Toshitsugu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Geriatrics & gerontology international
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2011
Volume
11
Issue
2
Pages
215–220
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2010.00676.x
PMID: 21199237
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present findings suggest that elcatonin could improve the symptoms of GERD as well as osteoporosis-invoked back pain in elderly patients with kyphosis, and that these effects are long-lasting and independent of NSAID or GERD drugs.

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