It's not known if strontium contained in dietary supplements has these effects. A radioactive form of strontium may kill some cancer cells. The effects of strontium ranelate on the risk of vertebral fracture in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Radioactive strontium-89 is given intravenously (by IV) for prostate cancer and advanced bone cancer.
Strontium chloride hexahydrate is added to toothpaste to reduce pain in sensitive teeth. Efficacy of strontium chloride in dental hypersensitivity.
Several different forms of strontium are used as medicine.
Scientists are testing strontium ranelate to see if it can be taken by mouth to treat thinning bones (osteoporosis). Strontium ranelate for preventing and treating postmenopausal osteoporosis.
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There is some concern that strontium might be more likely to cause blot clots in people with blood clotting disorders. Strontium ranelate increases cartilage matrix formation.
It’s best not to use strontium if you have a clotting disorder. Delayed strontium absorption in post-menopausal osteoporosis and osteomalacia.
Strontium chloride is the most common form of strontium found in dietary supplements. But there isn't much scientific information about the safety or effectiveness of strontium chloride when taken by mouth.
A special form of strontium called strontium ranelate can increase bone formation and prevent bone loss when used in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Strontium ranelate: dose-dependent effects in established postmenopausal vertebral osteoporosis--a 2-year randomized placebo controlled trial.
It is a radioactive material that might harm the fetus. A meta-analysis of chondroitin sulfate in the treatment of osteoarthritis.