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    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    11/30/2020 9:14:02 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I took this for 18 months and stopped.I had gained but got tired of injection daily. Took Evista for couple years and lost all I gained. Now back on to finished out the last 6 months allowable. I'm having problems with memory. Seems to have started when I began Forteo???

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    7/27/2020 11:05:26 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I last posted 7/8/20-began forteo injection every other day. With each injection symptoms of hurting all over and nausea increased. Messaged my dr 7/26/20 that I will try injecting every third day to try reap whatever benefit for my bones. I'm very healthy and active, but the side effects are knocking me down and it takes longer to recover on off day. Wish I didn't have side effects. W ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    7/8/2020 12:54:51 PM

    Reviewer: ShakyBones, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I beginning my 4th month on Forteo for osteoporosis. No fractures or broken bones. Walk 4 miles several times a week, not overweight or any other health issues. By the 3rd month, occasional nausea, fatigue became constant. Messaged my doctor and will now inject every other day to see if I can tolerate better. Non-fasting lab showed elevated glucose of 145 which I've never had before. Hop ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    6/3/2019 3:36:52 PM

    Reviewer: Splinters, 65-74 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:
    My spine was so damaged that three vertebrae broke - the second three weeks after the first, and the third 4 weeks after the third. No falls, no bumps - the first broke while coughing. I took Forteo for 18 months, every single day I took calcium supplements, and some foods with calcium. I had no side effects. My bone scan after 18 months showed a NORMAL spine. I am thrilled with this medi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
    12/12/2018 4:51:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been using Forteo for about 4 months now. I am now unable to walk without help due to my legs and feet in so much pain. I can't put any weight on them or they begin to shake. The pain is unbearable. I also have more breathing problems and a bad cough. I will not go back to using this medication ever again. I've been in so much pain, I do not wish this pain on anyone or anything. I ... Show Full Comment

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