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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    7/7/2009 10:24:59 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have used Forteo for nearly 2 years due to significant bone loss. My endocrinologist and internist recommended this drug because of results of bone scans and due to 2 fractures in one year. I am anxious to stop use of it sonn because I feel it has contributed to weight gain, body mass. I'm 5 feet, 5 inches and now weigh 140 pounds. I also have Celiac Sprue and take 50000 units 1x per wee ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    6/25/2009 4:02:43 PM

    Reviewer: atlgal, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Forteo for 16 months. After 9 months my bone scan showed an increase from -3.0 to -2.5, which I think is a great result for such a short period of time. I hate needles, but I think the results are worth it. The only side effects I've experienced are sometimes it bruises or bleeds, but not often.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    6/21/2009 10:07:56 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    right now i'm having trouble with sores in my mouth.i've been on forteo for 14 months.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    5/26/2009 11:40:44 PM

    Reviewer: Simba, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I rated effectiveness a 3 because I have not been retested yet. I have been taking Forteo for 7 months with no side effects, discomfort, etc. I do know that my pain from 'roaming' osteoarthitis pain has been greatly reduced as have the frequency of the pain.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    4/21/2009 9:58:20 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am a 32 year-old female. I had a hysterectomy when I was 27. My bone density numbers were -3 and I tripped at home and broke my arm. So my doctor insisted I needed Forteo.  I am 5  months into it and find it very easy to give the injections. The only side effect I've had is a little achyness in my joints, but ibuprofen takes the ache away.  I don't know that's it's ... Show Full Comment

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