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    fifics2 posted:
    I've had pretty severe osteoporosis since menopause, when it was discovered. I've broken several discs in my back. After taking the same
    med for all this time, my doc says it isn't doing me much good anymore
    and wants me to take Prolea shots twice a year. I've researched the drug and to tell you the truth, I'm kind of scared about all the possible side effects at my age. I'm 73. What do you think about it?

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