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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    2/1/2008 10:17:37 PM

    Reviewer: Candie Shirley-daughter, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My mother who was taking this medication for 3 months passed away. She had a sudden enlarged vestibular tumor and an enlarged thyroid, causing her to have difficulty swallowing. She then developed aspiration pneumonia. She was admitted to the hospital on December 20, 2007 and passed away on January 11, 2008.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    1/21/2008 9:52:03 AM

    Reviewer: Shirley, 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: 4

    Comment:
    I am 12 months into my Forteo injections, I have moved to a new state and I have been unable to find a doctor capable of monitoring my treatment. Can anyone help?

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    1/20/2008 12:29:43 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Just started taking this Jan 08, Have already broken a hip (10/07)and can not take the oral meds. I am a nurse and did the research on the drug, it is easy to inject and have had no side effects but the bone scan in Dec. 08 will tell the tale. On Xray my bones are quite thin and you can see through them.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    1/10/2008 1:06:39 PM

    Reviewer: caluco23, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Less pain and less tiredness. easy to adm. the medication. I hope that work for ever.

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    12/18/2007 10:51:06 AM

    Reviewer: cathy0828, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on Forteo for 16 months and a recent Dexascan showed my density to be the same as when I started. I have received no explantion from Drs why this is. I plan on stopping this shot at the first of the year.

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