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Alendronate

ALENDRONATE slows calcium loss from bones. It helps to make normal healthy bone and to slow bone loss in people with Paget's disease and osteoporosis. It may be used in others at risk for bone loss. Compare bisphosphonates.
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Prolia, the New Darling in the Treatment of Osteoporosis

Dr. Sharon Orrange - January 22, 2014

When certain medications come along that may transform the way we treat common conditions, like osteoporosis, you should know about it. So, what is this new injection for osteoporosis?

Prolia (denosumab) is an injection given every 6 months for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis. Here is what you need to know about the injection that may change the management of osteoporosis:

What medications do we have now? Bisphosphonate medications are the current first line treatment of osteoporosis and include the well known once a week alendronate (Fosamax) and once a month ibandronate (Boniva). See More

Prolia: A New Medication for Osteoporosis

Dr. Sharon Orrange - December 06, 2012

The medications widely used for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis are the bisphosphonates: Boniva (ibandronate), Fosamax (alendronate) and Actonel (risedronate). While these are safe and effective, concerns have been raised about some side effects like atypical fractures and jaw osteonecrosis (“dead” jaw bone) making some folks leery of taking these meds.

Enter Prolia. Prolia is a new medication that works quite differently then the bisphosphonates and is generating buzz for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis. See More

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