Skip to content

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

Overall User Ratings

179 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 16-20 of 114 Next»
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...

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
4/17/2013 12:58:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Only been using Forteo 2 weeks and do notice being tireder than usual but no other side effects at all. Just hope it works.Took Boniva Injections for 3 years and Hip bone mass 2 times worse.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
4/6/2013 3:55:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Forteo for approx. 2 months. I only had an episode the first night with vomiting and nausea. The next day I was fine. I have had no problems at all so far but I do feel like my hair is falling out a little bit. Will check with the doctor about this at next appt. Otherwise no problems.

«Previous 16-20 of 114 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
psoriasis
Does your kid have symptoms?
fruit drinks
Eat these to think better.
No gym workout
Moves to help control blood sugar.
acupuncture needle on shoulder
10 tips to look and feel good.
Close up of eye
12 reasons you're distracted.
Epinephrine Injection using Auto-Injector Syringe
Life-threatening triggers.
woman biting a big ice cube
Habits that wreck your teeth.
embarrassed woman
Do you feel guilty after eating?
pacemaker next to xray
Treatment options.
caregiver with parent
10 tips for daily life.
birth control pills
Which kind is right for you?

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of WebMD subscriptions at any time.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.