Fractures or Dislocations Topic Guide

Fractures or Dislocations Fractures or Dislocations:

Fractures are breaks in bone and are classified according to several different categories. Compound fractures are the most dangerous; the bone is broken into fragments that come through the skin. Treatment includes setting the broken bone and splinting the injury, among other steps. Steps are taken to prevent infection if the skin is broken.

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Fractures or Dislocations Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ibandronate Ibandronate

Ibandronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent...learn more »

acetaminophen and hydrocodone Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone

Acetaminophen and hydrocodone is a combination medicine used to relieve moderate to severe pain...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »

etidronate Etidronate

Etidronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent ...learn more »