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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    4/16/2009 12:10:02 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have taken Forteo for three months. After years of successful treatment with Actonel, my BD decreased to -3 everywhere. I am now beginning to experience pain in the leg and ankle joints,leg muscle cramps. This is not constant pain. It seems to "roam" my body from time to time. There is now also extreme fatigue and loss of energy overall. At first ,I thought it might be depression [ ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    3/10/2009 8:00:50 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I'm 56 years old and had a hysterectomy at age 40. I was taking Actonel for 5 years and suddenly my scores from my dexascan dropped so drastically that the doctor expected me to be breaking bones as I walked. I have 3 grandchildren so far and want quality of life as I get older so I decided to take Forteo shots. I want to dance at my oldest granddaughters wedding in the years to come, not be p ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    3/4/2009 3:33:25 PM

    Reviewer: jan, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Took Forteo for 9 months. Little improvement according to the bone-density scan. Fell into "donut hole" after 3 months. Forteo cost went from 771.00 to over 900.00 in two months time. Good luck, hope you're weatlthy

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    2/17/2009 2:25:38 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am 56 years old and experieced menopause produced by hysterectomy at age 30. I found out that I have osteoporosis and have been taking Forteo for almost 5 months now. No symptoms until the beginning of the 3rd month, when muscle and bone pain began occuring in the lower leg, ankle, feet, thighs, and all along the arm, from shoulder down. I am extremely fatigued all the time and feel like I have ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    2/12/2009 11:43:02 PM

    Reviewer: nisse71, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have just started this medicine 23 days in, I have had severe muscle cramps and joint pain. I refuse to give up on this and have found that if I can bear it to walk in place helps with the pain. Also I was taking the shot at night and laying down and that is when it hurt the most. Now I take in the morning and walk in place for as long as i can stand the pain due to other back and bone issues no ... Show Full Comment

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