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Took fosomax for 7 yrs with little benefit (slightly worse each yr), then no meds x2 yrs. Which has best risk/benefit ratio: reclast, (zoledronic acid) prolia, fosomax? Ctx test results >300 so md eliminated forteo.

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine
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In brief: See your doctor

Find out if vitamin d has been assayed; deficiency could be your problem. Speak with your doctor about options, including evista.

In brief: See your doctor

Find out if vitamin d has been assayed; deficiency could be your problem. Speak with your doctor about options, including evista.
Dr. Darrell Herrington
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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Reclast (zoledronic acid) maybe

The reccommendation now is to have 5 yrs of a bisphosphnate-you had 7.
The point of the therapy is to prevent further deterioration not necessarily to improve it. If Forteo is not an option the best might be Reclast (zoledronic acid) as is it given by IV and will have the best absorption. Prolia has merit as well but has many more potential side effects that you need to review with your doctor.

In brief: Reclast (zoledronic acid) maybe

The reccommendation now is to have 5 yrs of a bisphosphnate-you had 7.
The point of the therapy is to prevent further deterioration not necessarily to improve it. If Forteo is not an option the best might be Reclast (zoledronic acid) as is it given by IV and will have the best absorption. Prolia has merit as well but has many more potential side effects that you need to review with your doctor.
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