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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

Condition: Osteoporosis
11/3/2014 8:15:47 PM

Reviewer: car, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
CAUSED PAIN IN BONES, BACK,LEGS, DRY MOUTH, CAUSED SHORT TERM MEMORY LOSS. DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW LONG THE SIDE effects last?

Condition: Osteoporosis
10/25/2014 6:22:25 PM

Reviewer: Suze, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Prolia for 2 years and have had increasing thigh pain in my right femur, pain in my right glute, pain in my left upper arm. Extreme, to the point of not being able to sleep, climb stairs with alternate feet or walk for more than a mile. My cholesterol also shot up to unhealthy levels. I watch my diet and am normally an active 64 year old woman bug this medicine has negatively af ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Osteoporosis
10/18/2014 1:13:45 AM

Reviewer: heirloom, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Thank you Amgen for this wonderful drug! Just had my fourth injection this week and got the results from deca. In 18 my bmi went up 13% :) They strive for 4% yearly and mine went up 13% in 18 mos.!! I was so happy and I started shaking when I was leaving the office. So sorry for so many of you who are having so many problems. wish u could have my luck.

Condition: Osteoporosis
10/14/2014 4:25:54 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had first injection for osteoporosis - within one week began having severe thigh, hip and back pain and had a serious respiratory infection which required antibiotics. Dizziness and balance problems. Doc agrees - I will not be taking another shot.

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