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Neil Gonter, M.D.

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Dr. Neil Gonter is a rheumatologist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hackensack University Medical Center and Holy Name Medical Center. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Osteoporosis.

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Reclast (Zoledronic Acid) vs. Fosamax, Boniva and Actonel

There is exciting news in the field of osteoporosis. A new medication was FDA approved last month. Is this medication right for you? A novel approach for the treatment of osteoporosis has just been approved by the FDA. It is called Reclast (ledronic ...

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DEXA and Bone Density Tests vs. Bone Density Scans

What is a Bone Density Test? How does the doctor choose where to scan you (wrist, ankle, hip)? What is the difference between this and a bone scan? What is a Bone Density Test? A bone density test is an examination by either special x-rays or ultraso...

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Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva: Why Might a Patient Be Prescribed One Oral Bisphosphonate Over Another?

As you may be aware, there are currently 3 FDA approved therapies for osteoporosis. I will try to give you the important differences in the drugs in order to allow you to make an educated decision on therapy. Long-Term Experience: The first drug appr...