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Is weight gain one of the side affects of the Forteo?

Posted 1 Mar 2015 by pantonette2002 5 answers

I've been on the Forteo for about 13 months. I had gain 15 lbs in this time. I go to the pool twice a week and walk whenever weather permits or go to the gym on alternate days. No matter what I do with my diet or exercise I cannot loose any weight. I am 65 years old and have never had such a ...

Forteo - the pharmacy told my grandma she would have to pay $4500.00 for her script, is this right?

Posted 30 Jul 2012 by jerrywilliam1982 6 answers

The pharmacy told my grandma she would have to pay $4500.00 to pick up her script of forteo.Dr said that there is no way it costs that much. Any info on the price or how to get it cheaper would help. Thanks

Has anyone taken prolia for osteoporosis? Have you experienced any negative side effects after?

Posted 11 Jul 2017 by Robin1952 3 answers

I have been on Forteo for 2 years and now am told that I need to go on Prolia because of my severe osteoporosis which has improved since Forteo. However you can only stay on Foreo for 2 years. I have read the side effects and I am am very worried about getting this s shot. Has anyone had an ...

I have been on Forteo for 7 months and have started feeling so fuzzy brained for the past month and?

Posted 19 May 2012 by KaySmithCarroll 6 answers

tired. Is this an effect of the Forteo. I also have pain in my back and leg cramps and weight gain. I am also extremely tired all of the time which is unusual for me.

I really need some help with this question of mine.It has to do with osteoporosis,taking forteo for?

Posted 21 Sep 2012 by kathy1105 4 answers

... 2 yrs & now needing dental work done.I have RA also,^ are now on many perscription drugs including aggrenox because of 2 strokes.Humira for RA.I was taking forteo for 2 yrs. I've been off of it at least a yr or longer.I had my teeth cleaned recently & my dentist sent me to an oral ...

I am a 69 year female and would like an answer to the following-?

Posted 6 Oct 2009 by smithers58 6 answers

Forteo has been prescribed for my treatment of osteoporosis. My question is : isn't it expensive and did medicare/medicaid pay for the drug? I have not had this question answered by anyone. Could someone help me out on this, please?

How long does it take to get Forteo out of your system?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 by solarnp 2 answers

Client taking Forteo almost 2 years and having severe joint pain, dizziness, heartburn among other Forteo listed side effects. Pain pills give no relief. Very sure it is the Forteo, due to calcium elevation and other lab results (negative and positive). How long after Forteo discontinuation will ...

Does prolia or forteo cause jaw dislocation?

Posted 7 Jan 2015 by kahaluu808 5 answers

My mother has completed taking forteo for two years that resulted in no bone growth. After this last treatment she was placed on prolia. She has completed two treatments. Her jaw dislocates while eating or brushing her teeth. Sometimes it dislocates while she is just watching t.v. Because she has ...

My hairdresser asked me to see if other Forteo users have noticed their hair texture change while...

Posted 8 days ago by Cat Owner 0 answers

... on Forteo. She told me my hair is getting "stiff". It certainly isn't any easier to handle for me while blow drying and styling. I've noticed other comments about hair loss. Happy to report I have not had that issue.

Does using forteo cause severe back pain?

Posted 11 Dec 2011 by kahaluu808 4 answers

My mother has been using forteo for approximately l week and has developed an increased amount of back pain. We don't know if this is caused by the use of this medication or if this is something else.

Has anyone had an elevated ALT Liver test while taking Forteo?

Posted 3 Mar 2013 by gingertate 5 answers

I just got out of the hospital with the following symptoms. For months, I've had hip/joint pain & headaches. Then Monday, I had nausea, vomiting and extreme pain in my right side of my chest. Went to Urgent Care and the lab work showed I had an elevated liver and was sent to Emergency. I ...

Anyone taking Forteo - how did you find it?

Posted 21 Jan 2011 3 answers

I just started Forteo because all of the other bone pill & spays just didn't work for me. This is my last Chance! If anyone out there has any experience with Forteo, would love to hear from you. nI began taking it 12/9/10, and so far no side effects to speak of. Thanks for your input

Is osteoporosis such a problem that the risks of Boniva are worth it?

Posted 9 Mar 2011 by tldortch 4 answers

My mother was a total invalid, couldn't walk, wore diapers, confused, diagnosed as dementia, and miserable. That was when she was taking Forteo Shots, during the time period when she was between drugs =forteo, and Boniva, she started walking again and even gets on her computer and chats with ...

Osteoporosis - How soon do you feel the side effects when taking Forteo?

Posted 2 Oct 2011 by Mj4Moi 4 answers

I am 76 and just started taking Forteo, being I have joint pain all the time, I would not notice that as a side effect. My only other condition is trying to learn how to cope with a shoulder replacement. Which means I have to type with one ignore typing errors please.

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