Forteo Side Effects / Sickness (Top voted first)

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Becca Says:

I have been taking Forteo for 5 days. I am light headed, feeling of drunkenness, shaky, headaches, nauseous, disoriented, and some blurred vision daily. My doctors office was closed on Friday and at this point I'm scared and not sure to continue taking or not.

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ISE Says:

Talk to your Pharmacist if you can't talk to your Dr. They know more than the meds then your Drs FYI.

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Roy Says:

From what I read on Medline Plus, nausea is one of the more serious side effects. I don't know about discontinuing use, but I would report what you are experiencing to your doctor as soon as you get the chance. Actually, since your message was from about a week ago as of writing this, did you have a chance to speak with the Dr yet? Have your side effects resolved themselves, or did they have you stop this medication?

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Caper Says:

The symptoms that you are describing are all listed as known side effects for forteo. They should only last for around 4 hours, however, they also state that if you experience fainting, unusual tiredness or mental/mood changes such as confusion then you should head to the emergency room as these are serious conditions that need immediate attention.

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