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When and how to take strontium ranelate

Strontium ranelate is taken as a powder which you mix with water.

It's taken once daily, at least two hours before after food. Most people find it convenient to take it two hours after their evening meal and before going to bed.

You should avoid products containing lots of calcium (e.g. milk, yogurt) after taking strontium ranelate.

It's important to keep taking strontium ranelate as advised by your doctor – even though you won't be able to tell whether it's working.

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