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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    1/20/2014 4:20:12 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took FORTEO for 28 days..super tired and then day 29 broke out with SHINGLES .Never had them before and 2 % to 6 % People have this reaction...dr. says NO try it again ! no way would I go thur hte 2 months of pain.

    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
    11/11/2013 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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