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I have osteoporosis of the lower spine I have bad reaction to actonal I excersice daily what else can I do?
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: OTHER OPTIONS
There are other options for osteoporosis besides drugs like actonel.
You must continue to exercise! you must continue calcium and vitamin d and have one of your physicians check a vitamin d level to make sure you dont need high dose vitamin d. Drugs such as Evista and Miacalcin are other treatment options. We have a new drug taken twice a year by injection called Prolia that is not like actonel.

In brief: OTHER OPTIONS
There are other options for osteoporosis besides drugs like actonel.
You must continue to exercise! you must continue calcium and vitamin d and have one of your physicians check a vitamin d level to make sure you dont need high dose vitamin d. Drugs such as Evista and Miacalcin are other treatment options. We have a new drug taken twice a year by injection called Prolia that is not like actonel.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: See your doctor
There are other treatment options beside actonel.
Prolia, forteo...To name a few. Discuss these options with your doc. For now, do weight bearing exercise and make sure you are taking in adequate amt of calcium and vitamin d.

In brief: See your doctor
There are other treatment options beside actonel.
Prolia, forteo...To name a few. Discuss these options with your doc. For now, do weight bearing exercise and make sure you are taking in adequate amt of calcium and vitamin d.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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