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... How much calcium and d did you take a day? ... (24 replies)
... Fosteum is the brand name of new Osteopenia and Osteoporosis treatment product. It is not a drug. It is an FDA prescription medical food . Yes, you do need a prescription from your health care provider in order to buy it. ... (2 replies)
New to this Board
Feb 16, 2004
... I'll follow your advice. I just ordered the Ca and I will start as soon as I get my order. I am not taking hormones, but my Dr. gave a mild prescription of Premarin creme. I might consider it or try the Yam cream at the health food store. ... (16 replies)

... Just be sure to supplement with Calcium and Magnesium as well. Vitamin D and Vitamin K are also essential for absorption. ... (4 replies)
... I'm tall and slim with naturally small bones. I've always worked out, eaten a very healthy diet, taken calcium, Mg, vitamin D, never smoked, only drink 1 cup coffee per day and rarely consume alcohol. ... (12 replies)
... I had been taking 2,000 to 4,000 IU vitamin D daily for the last 2 years, but have been taking prescription strength 50,000 IU once a week for the last 2 months. ... (0 replies)
Dr Visit Today!!!
May 25, 2010
... So after he did his best to describe it to me, he went ahead and wrote me a prescription for the forteo, and the Pin Needles to give yourself the injections with,and HE ALSO GAVE ME A PRESCRIPTION FOR CALCIUM 1200 TO 1500 . ... (3 replies)
Apr 7, 2009
... Hi, I'm glad I found this board and will appreciate your responses. I've done a lot of research but I never heard about Strontium. I remember a little from the chemistry class... I have my 2nd DEXA resulsts (first for the very first time I did last year) and found out I had osteroporosis. I had -2.5 for lower spine. I haven't taken any action, just eaten a lot of calcium... (15 replies)
Mar 6, 2008
... I've had every test under the sun and have gone to a rheumatologist but the only thing even slightly abnormal was a vitamin D deficiency and a slightly high TSH. She didn't know if either of these would be enough to cause this. Basically she told me maybe this is just how I am. ... (13 replies)
... my liver, my heart, my kidneys etc. etc. etc. I do believe my body has a need to survive , I just want to help it in a more gentle way. I do believe calcium, vitamin d, exercise, physical therapy, positive attitude and outlook have good advantages for my bones. I have made it to 68 years old using this approach. ... (15 replies)
... I am also taking Vitamin D3 1,000 IU per day, which I researched and decided for now that is the right dose. ... (79 replies)
... hip, at which point he urgently wanted me to get a vitamin D test. ... (35 replies)
Feb 22, 2005
... My rheumatologist ordered all the labs before I started Forteo but my GP actually wrote the prescription because I had an appointment with him immediately after my lab results were in. ... (121 replies)
Just diagnosed
Oct 9, 2010
... my Primary Care Physician wants me to take Boniva. I am really reluctant to take any of the prescription meds out there based on what I've read about side effects. ... (28 replies)
Mar 19, 2011
... exercise, diet, calcium supplements with D, etc. I don't have any health problems that could have caused this. My vitamin D level tested normal last year. ... (6 replies)
... The rheumatologist I saw just handed me a prescription for fosomax and said to see my primary care doctor with any concerns. ... (11 replies)
... Hi all Just got back from my doctor's visit and as promised, I will discuss my results. I hope this comes out clearly, because I am surprised at the results of my dexa. My first year on forteo, my spine improved from -4.2 to -3.7, even though my hips didn't change much from -3.0. I expected to have even more gains this year and I stayed the same. I have been feeling so... (6 replies)
... Hi there. I'm another one NOT taking prescription ''anything''. This was my own personal decision. I AM on supplements, however. ... (15 replies)
... There are probably lots of us on the board who do not take prescription drugs. Fosamax did not work for me and I am leary of the Forteo. The best advice I can give you right now is...don't panic. ... (15 replies)
... Also, at the time I was taking a maximum dose of Vitamin D, supervised by an MD who works with both supplements and regular prescription drugs. I also was on the max dose of calcium, but also was drinking lots of milk, yogurt, etc. ... (70 replies)

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