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  • Osteoporosis Treatment Options

  • Possible treatments for osteoporosis include:

    A diet with sufficient calcium and vitamin D; your physician may suggest calcium and vitamin D supplements.

    Exercise, such as walking, lifting weights or using weight machines, may also help to increase your bone density and your strength.

    Medications are available to reduce bone loss and increase bone thickness, including:

    • Alendronate (Fosamax)
    • Raloxifene (Evista)
    • Calcitonin (Miacalcin) nasal spray
    • Risedronate (Actonel)
    • Teriparatide (Forteo)

    Our doctors can help you determine which treatments and medications are best for you.

    To make an appointment with a Hallett Center physician, please call 401-444-8344. Appointment times are available Monday through Friday.