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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
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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
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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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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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Prolia: Prolia is used for just 2 years and is safe and effective in the vast majority of patients. If you ever feel some symptoms you think might be related ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Only one: Hi. The only active ingredient in Prolia is denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that binds a signaling molecule, RANK Ligand (RANKL), that bone forming c ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Many options: Depending on your personal presentation, including your DEXA (bone density) scan results, your the frax® score (a tool developed by who to evaluate fr ... Read More

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