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How can I avoid bone fractures when taking dexlansoprazole?

If you've been taking dexlansoprazole (Dexilant) to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for some time, you may be at an increased risk of bone fractures, especially of your wrists, hips or spine. You may be able to help prevent fractures while taking dexlansoprazole by taking calcium and vitamin D supplements. Talk to your doctor about the best ways to protect your bones while being treated with dexlansoprazole.

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