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Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
1/18/2014 7:33:22 PM

Reviewer: April, Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My reason for reporting this is because of the change in my hair. I had curly hair. In the last 2 months the curl is gone and my hair has become wiry. A doctor has found no reason for the change since the only change in my lifestyle has been Forteo. I had been taking it for 6 months when the change was noted. Item 2 in this survey required that I answer it. Since I have been taking Forteo for only ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
12/5/2013 3:44:41 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Some sharp pains in muscles lasting seconds, nausea and dont know if blood pressure is high because of this medication

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
11/19/2013 3:49:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Effectiveness and satisfaction to be determined after a year of use (started in July 2013). Due to severe fatigue, and moderate nausea during the first month, had a respite of 10 days then went to injecting every third day. Saw major difference especially with fatigue. I am small bone, weigh 100 lbs. Was on Fosamax for 8 years and had one quarterly Boniva IV with flu like symptoms for 2 months af ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
11/11/2013 3:03:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Injected for two years and showed a significant increase in bone mass - even 5+ years later

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
10/2/2013 6:00:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Forteo for 3 months. I have experienced a huge increase in my appetite I am hungry all the time it seems. I've been experiencing weird pains in my joints or possibly bones. My doctor says this could be what they call growing pains but now that I think about it how do I know if it might be bone cancer. These pains have me crying out at times. They cause my body to jerk at ti ... Show Full Comment

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