I just had my second shot and my hands feel like they are going to explode. They are not swollen at all but the pain is unbearable. I don't remember having this bad of a reaction with the first shot. Is this stuff accumlative? Has anyone completed the 2 years of injections and if so, was there a signficant change in bone density? I am lucky since they caught my breast cancer early (I hope) but this pain is unbelievable.
25 Jul 2012
I agree with Laura about this answer. I tke Forteo shots which are daily not every six months like prolia. It sounds like it could be an allergic reaction of some sort. Forteo is a 26 month program, & I have completed 20 months. After the first 12, they did another DEXA scan, & I had all kinds of new bone bulding. I haven't had a fracture since I started this drug which in itself is a miracle. You may be able to better handle this drug as compared to the prolia. Just a thought... (please read the side effects listed below in this link.)
- Prolia Information for Consumers
- Prolia Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Prolia (detailed)
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