don't realize they still need calcium and vitamin D

Many patients taking drugs for osteoporosis don't realize they still need calcium and vitamin D.

Calcium and vitamin D are necessary for optimal treatment...even in patients taking estrogen, Evista, Fosamax, Miacalcin, etc.

In fact, one study suggests a 3-fold greater benefit from using estrogen for osteoporosis in women who get 1200 mg/day of calcium...instead of 600 mg/day.

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