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I would not take it! I tried several osteoporosis drugs before my endocrinologist gave me Prolia. It caused constant pains in my legs which were worse when I laid down. It also caused hair loss. My hair has receded about 1-1 1/2" all around my face! I quit the drug after 2 shots and about 6 months later feel great! I take ergocalciferol, Vitamin D and Vitamin B12 all prescribed by the same physician. Before you take any drug go to a computer search for the name of the drug and the suspected symptoms, for example - prolia and hair loss. Do NOT go to the prolia web site as they do not recognize all side symptoms.
I wish you luck and be wary of anything the medical profession tells you - do your own research.

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The doc that I had for many years and listened to me retired about 15 years ago. Since then, I've had some real bozos for docs. Thanks to technology, I've been able to do more research. I've only been seeing this doc for 2 years and I know he's pulling his hair out because there are so many drugs I can't take or won't take. My doc wanted me to do the prolia thing but I ruled that out within minutes of seeing the side effects. I have been taking Vitamin D3 for years which has helped a lot with my back pain. I started taking Super Vitamin B Complex several years ago. That seems to help some. Plus, Centrum Silver for women. I also drink almond milk and the high protein shakes. I also take magnesium. I tried Vitamin K but that caused tremendous pain in my legs so I stopped that. I think at one time I had too much calcium. For at least 65 yrs. I would ache whenever the weather changed. My parents said it was growing pains. HA! The pain really got bad through the years. My body felt like it was going to explode, and at the same time it felt like there were hundreds of knives on my bones trying to cut the muscles and tendons. Then I started steroid shots for pain. For 5 years. That worked. I guess it ate a lot of my calcium though. I noticed I no longer have a bunch of little bumps going up and down my shins. I can honestly say I'm enjoying not being able to forecast the weather by the degree of pain I'm in. Now, if I could get rid of the fibromyalgia and bulging disc, I'd be so happy. Thanks for the advice. It's appreciated.

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