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Protos receives black box warning

Osteoporosis medication Protos (strontium ranelate) has received a black box warning, following the completion of a TGA review into the medicine’s benefit-risk profile.

The warning states, “Protos should only be used when other medications for the treatment for osteoporosis are considered unsuitable.