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 problem with my weight in the past.
Quite the opposite (see the link below). I don't know what you're doing with your diet, but it sounds like you're in that vicious circle of taking in, then burning calories, no fat gets burned that way. Try 90-days of adequate hydration, eliminate all forms of sugar (read labels, corn syrup, fructose, etc.), including artificial. Caffeine, alcohol, starches, portion control, eating less more often throughout the day. All the exercise possible search fatloss4idiots cannot match what the body can do with metabolism alone. Once we get the right information and realize it's a lifestyle change, not a diet, it is amazing what can be accomplished, and it's so much easier, more effective and no magic pills or mysterious foods, etc.
You can do this. If I did, believe me, anyone can.
I don't know if you will see this but I just started Forteo about 3 months ago and have put on 5 lbs. I have always been thin, work out 5 times a week, and do not put weight on easily. I eat very healthy and the only change in my life is Forteo. My stomach has been very bloated, gassy, and I have nausea. I think it is the medication. I was wondering if you are still on it and have you lost the weight since you got off it.
I have been on Forteo for 8 months and I have not gained weight quite the opposite! I continue to have terrible bone pain (which I had before I started Forteo), I also suffer from Nausea, headaches and terrible tiredness. My Dr recommended this drug due broken ribs, broken neck, broken ankle and wrists. My bone problems started after I had an early menopause at 15.
I have been on Forteo for about 4 months and have gained about 8 pounds.. I eat very healthy and exercise when I can.. nothing else has changed besides the Forteo.. I reported this to them.. They said not a usual side affect.. I do not eat sugar or gluten.. not much I can change...
- Forteo Information for Consumers
- Forteo Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Forteo (detailed)
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