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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Denosumab: Denosumab is an excellent treatment for persons with a low bone mass and at increased risk of fracture. These fractures occur much more often in folks ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Treat osteoporosis: Denosumab is an antibody that works in a way similar to bisphosponates (like fosamax) to decrease bone turnover and decrease the risk of fractures in ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Side effect: If it happens within 7 to 10 days, it could be a sign that your calcium level could be low which can occur with this medicine. If this applies to you ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
31 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Slightly better: Xgeva (denosumab) does have some advantages over zometa: quicker administration and no kidney side effects. It is associated with fewer bone complicat ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it is OK: You can take these medicines together. There is no significant interaction or harm. So relax and take them as advised by your doctor.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
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16 years experience Radiation Oncology
See Below: Use of bisphosphanates for your dad can be controversial. Here is an excerpt from a recent review article on www.cancernetwork.com which you can use t ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe but ? Helpful: That total dose of vitamin D3 is definitely safe but it is not really known how much, if at all, it will prevent any infections like COVID 19. Frequen ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
Prolia: Both medications are anti-resorptive, meaning they prevent breakdown of your bone. Reclast (zoledronic acid) has been used for longer so has more sid ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Both drugs are effective in the treatment of osteoporosis involving the hip. Prolia is likely to work better than reclast, (zoledronic acid) though t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Alendronate is good.: Oral bisphosphonates are generally first line agents becuase of efficacy, price and long term safety record. Alendronate once a week or risedronate a ... Read More
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