oa South African Family Practice - Medifile : strontium ranelate : the first dual action bone agent

Volume 48, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



This edition of Medifile reviews a new drug, strontium ranelate. Protos(r) (strontium ranelate) is the first dual action bone agent registered for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis to reduce the risk of vertebral and peripheral fractures, including the hip.

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