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Condition: Osteoporosis
12/23/2014 3:52:29 PM

Reviewer: summer, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Perhaps it's time to share our Prolia experience with the National Osteoporosis Foundation? In the least, they will have documentation of people having side effects. Amgen reports three year bone density average is Spine 8.8% and hips 6.4%. In six months (one and only Prolia shot) Increase in bone density spine 9.9% and hips 6.0%. Since I was in such pain, I asked for a DEXA scan to revi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
12/7/2014 5:57:17 PM

Reviewer: alwayshopeful, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After reading 400 reviews I was terrified to try this drug knowing that it would be in my system for 6 months. I have a hard time tolerating medicine. I usually quit before I finish. I also have a hard time swallowing so this was a good option. I decided to try and hope for the best. To my surprise it is now 2 months after my shot. It was easy to get the shot and I have not had any side effects ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
12/3/2014 12:17:55 PM

Reviewer: jgrtannie13, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is an update to my previous post 3 days ago. I am now in a real mess because of this one injection of Prolia. Heart racing, face and ankles swelling, red flush on body and face, sores on gums, left and right jaw pain, 3rd bladder infection in 2 mos, 1 vaginal infection, itching, confusion, depression, insomnia, back and joint pain increased even with narcotic meds, terrible flu like symptoms, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
12/1/2014 10:17:56 AM

Reviewer: grannie13, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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took first injection 10/15/2014. Have had 3 infections, serious itching, blurred vision, skeletal pain, difficulty walking, sleeping and breathing. DO NOT DO THIS DRUG. IT CAN KILL YOU.

Condition: Osteoporosis
11/19/2014 10:49:19 AM

Reviewer: Carol, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
With just one dose of this drug, I have experienced severe hip and lower back pain, urinary track infection and a fractured right hip and requiring a total hip replacement. During the hospitalization for that I had to have 2 units of PRBC's and an IV infusion of calcium. My 3 week rehab then turned into 3 months because my femur would not heal right. I have MS and I wonder if the drug tr ... Show Full Comment

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