A 53-year-old female asked:
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is it really possible to go from t-3.7 severe osteoporosis score to t-2.3 osteopenia in the spine in 7 months by taking strontium ranelate?

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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: It has been said. That strontium can increase bone density test, but this may appear more impressive than it really is because strontium in bone can affect bone density interpretation. Radiologist needs to be informed if you are taking strontium.
Answered on Apr 15, 2014
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