A 57-year-old female asked:
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on methotextrate for 2.5 years. don't never prescribed bisphosphonate. is it necessary? can i take calcium/vit d or eat foods rich in them instead?

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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
Osteoporosis MTX: Osteoporosis is not a side effect of low dose mtx calcium and vitamin d supplements may help at your age to prevent osteopenia.
Answered on Dec 18, 2013

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