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Can evista (raloxifene) be taken with strontium for osteoporosis?

Can evista (raloxifene) be taken with strontium for osteoporosis?

No due to blood clot: Both Evista (raloxifene) and strontium alone can cause blood clots. The combination has the risk of increasing the risk of blood clots even more. Blood clots can be fatal. There is no good data on the combination, so it's not recommended. ...Read more

Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

Currently it is better to think of osteoporosis as a condition where the bone is weakened, and can be managed or treated rather than cured. This is usually performed by dietary modifications, ingestion of supplemental calcium, vitamin d and a class of agents notice the bisphosphonates. These are usually delivered via oral or intramuscular injection on a weekly or monthly ...Read more


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Is strontium citrate good for osteoporosis?

Is strontium citrate good for osteoporosis?

Bone strength: Cannot say that this works better than other proven supplements. No good studies to indicate that supplements have positive bone effects. ...Read more

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I have just started on strontium ranelate for severe osteoporosis, do I stay on this for the rest of my life?

I have just started on strontium ranelate for severe osteoporosis, do I stay on this for the rest of my life?

Talk to your doctor: A recent announcement by the european medicines agency recommends restricted use of strontium due to risk for adverse cardiac events, so you should discuss your strontium prescription with your physician: http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/782483. ...Read more

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I am on strontium ranelate for severe osteoporosis, how long does it take to stop bone loss, and how long before i start to build new bone. ?

I am on strontium ranelate for severe osteoporosis, how long does it take to stop bone loss, and how long before i start to build new bone.  ?

Talk to your doctor: Studies have shown that strontium can have positive effects (both stopping bone loss and building bone) within 6 months. However, a recent announcement by the european medicines agency recommends restricted use of strontium due to risk for adverse cardiac events, so you should discuss your strontium prescription with your physician: http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/782483. ...Read more

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The bone dr gave me strontium ranelate for my osteoporosis t-3.5. Is it true it increases risk for breast cancer recurrence?

The bone dr gave me strontium ranelate for my osteoporosis t-3.5.  Is it true it increases risk for breast cancer recurrence?

No :): There is not a single paper published using the words strontium renalate and cancer in its title: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed?Term=(strontium%20ranelate%5btitle%5d)%20and%20cancer%5btitle%5d i think you can be reassured. There is a radioactive strontium that is sometime used for bone metastasis treatment, and that, or course, would be more concerning. ...Read more

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Would raloxifene be a better choice for secondary severe osteoporosis than strontium ranelate for a person with 1 kidney who had breast cancer?

Would raloxifene be a better choice for secondary severe osteoporosis than strontium ranelate for a person with 1 kidney who had breast cancer?

No :): There is not a single paper published using the words strontium renalate and cancer in its title: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed?Term=(strontium%20ranelate%5btitle%5d)%20and%20cancer%5btitle%5d i think you can be reassured that the breast cancer history is not an issue. You can ask your pharmacist about the kidney problem, but unless you are in renal failure, it should not be an issue. ...Read more

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How is the osteoporosis medication called strontium ranelate?

How is the osteoporosis medication called strontium ranelate?

Not available in USA: Strontium ranelate is not approved for use in the USA. Studies in Europe suggest it helps prevent fractures but long term safety is an issue. There are better drugs available. ...Read more

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Has or is anyone ever taken an osteoporosis medication called strontium ranelate?

Has or is anyone ever taken an osteoporosis medication called strontium ranelate?

Rare: Strontium is rarely used although is theoretically valuable. We have newer much more powerful treatments more proven and less risky ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

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With an osteoporosis T-score of -3.5 spine at the age of 53, can I expect a normal life? Or am i going to worsen greatly. I am on strontium ranelate

With an osteoporosis T-score of -3.5 spine at the age of 53, can I expect a normal life? Or am i going to worsen greatly.  I am on strontium ranelate

Your T-score: Shows significant bone loss in the spine and increased risk for fractures. Since strontium ranelate is not approved for use in the U.S., very few american doctors have much experience with the drug. Check w/your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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