Journal article

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: Analysing the range of implicated drugs from the Australian database of adverse event notifications

Leanne Teoh, Geraldine Moses, Amanda P Nguyen, Michael J McCullough

British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

AIMS: Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) is an uncommon but potentially debilitating condition, characterised by nonhealing jawbone, with or without mucosal exposure, in the presence of certain drugs. Those already strongly associated with MRONJ include antiresorptives denosumab and bisphosphonates; however, a growing range of other non-antiresorptive drugs is implicated. The aim of this study was to analyse all case reports of MRONJ submitted to the publicly available Database of Adverse Event Notification from the Therapeutic Goods Administration in Australia. METHODS: The Therapeutic Goods Administration was contacted on 6 January 2020 and asked for all reports containing..

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