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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Forteo SubQ.

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Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
6/30/2013 10:57:42 PM

Reviewer: Stonenots, 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:
Glad I didn't read these reviews before taking Forteo! Because of decreased bone mass, I was able to participate in a 6 year study of the effectiveness of denosumab (Prolia). There was some increase in my bone density and I never had any noticeable side effects. Unfortunately, I'm clumsy and had a serious fall, resulting in 5 compression fractures in my back. To build bone, not just mai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
6/13/2013 12:03:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ON FORTEO FOR 18 MONTHS. SHOTS NOT TOO BAD BUT BRUISES ARE UNENDING. I JUST TOOK A DEXA TEST YESTERDAY. IT IS WORSE IN THE SPINE THAN BEFORE FORTEO, THE FEMUR WAS THE SAME. DOC WANTS ME BACK ON FOSAMAX THAT I TOOK FOR 10 YRS WITH ALL SIDE EFFECTS AND IT DID NOT WORK. NEW DOC?

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/15/2013 10:55:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
During my second month on Forteo, I began to have bouts of vertigo and general dizziness. Driving a car became hazardous, and I had trouble just walking a straight line. Dosing every other day diminished my symptoms somewhat. I went off Forteo for two weeks. Subsequently, after my first injection the dizziness returned. I stopped the treatment. (I weigh 85 pounds and I believe that the stand ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
5/14/2013 1:25:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Started taking this b/c I went throught menopause in my mid-30s. I have been taking it for 6 weeks, no problems until 3 night s ago. All of the sudden, started having SEVERE back pain 5 minutes after injection. After the first episode, I waited a day, then tried another dose to see if the symptoms would return. They did. The back pain was excrutiating. Went to see my Dr. next day, was told to neve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
4/30/2013 1:46:10 PM

Reviewer: Wanda, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Has anyone had for their first time in their life SHINGLES after usung Forteo? Been on the daily shot 27 days and heck, chest, upper back, & should broke out with Shingles. Please some one reply.Waiting for the doctor to call back...

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