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Prolia side effects

Would like to know of side effects after Prolia infusion from other persons. Up to now I have none. ## Prolia is used to treat or prevent Osteoporosis, specifically in post-menopausal women, it contains the active ingredient Denosumab. I'm glad to hear you've had no side effects, however, they can include: skin infections, jaw bone problems, irritation at the injection site and hypocalcemia. Read more: Is there anyone else with experience using this? ## How are you doing now? Still now side effects? Please let us know ## I was given a shot of prolia 8 days ago. I am suffering from pains in my arms and legs, digestive discomfort and nausea. Has anyone had this shot as I would like to know how long these side effects last as I am unable to work at the moment. I really feel terribl...

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Prolia & Hair Loss

I've just recently had my second Prolia shot. So far so good...a little back pain. I continually have stress fractures on my feet and have also taken fosamax. My current problem is hair loss & I wondered if anyone else was having that problem? ## Hello, Gracie! How are you? No, this isn't listed from what I can find, but I'll check a couple more sources to be sure and post back. Are you on any other medications? How old are you? ## I'm 57. On no other meds except evista and a pill for reflux. A friend sent me a website that stated that there was a study with some hair loss ## Yes, after my second shot of Prolea, I had two UTIs, fatigue, huge bumps under the skin on my face and all over my scalp, an array of unexplained symptoms like peripheral neuropathy (not diabeti...

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Prolia Loss of Taste and Smell

I have been taking Prolia injections for 2 years now. Over time, I've noticed that my sense of taste and smell has diminished. As of 6 months ago, I have totally lost the ability to taste anything sweet. Desserts of any kind taste bitter to me. I have also been on Levothyroxine (Synthoid) for a few years prior to starting the Prolia, but the loss of taste and smell has been significantly worse since I started the Prolia injections. Has anyone else experienced taste and smell issues taking Prolia? ## Yes I haven't any taste. Feel a little hungry. Then no taste and don't want it. Also my shoulders are really hurting, then goes to my head. I have several health problems but I know my body. Was not a candidate for Prolia at all and I would not take it again. Best of luck to you ...

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My experience with Prolia Injection

I have read all the side effects about Prolia before I agreed to take the shot. My doctor convinced me to do so. I had the injection on 6/8/2012. Four days later I have deleveloped pimples around my nose area. I'm 62 years old and haven't had any pimples in years. I've always had dry skin due to my age. Pimples still there as of today, 8/12/2012. Frequent leg cramps at night from 6/12/2012 for four straight days. I remember Doctor Oz said to take potassium 99mcg daily to prevent leg cramps. I took it from then till now, I'll continue using it. My leg cramps has stopped since the second day that I started taken it. I had stomach pain from 6/16/2012 on left upper to mid section of my stomach for a few days. Now I would have stomach pain as soon as I'm hungry. 6/20/2012...

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Side Effects of Osteoporosis Medications

I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in 2018. My doctor recently presented me with information on medications for this condition and I find the possible side effects frightening. One is taken every six months, what if I have a bad reaction to that. It seems to be those meds or broken bones - I'm between the devil and the deep blue sea! Plus, I seem to be more sensitive to medications as I age. Can anyone discuss their experiences with osteoporosis medications? ## My mother-in-law, who is 73, tried one a few months ago, it made her miserable very quickly, and she stopped after 2 weekly doses. She has now refused to take anymore. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, diarrhea, and joint/muscle aches. The one she tried was Alendronate. Many people ...

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Hormone Replacement therapy for Osteoporosis

Have any women used hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as a successful treatment for osteoporosis? ## I have a friend who is doing great on HRT. ## I have been happy with being on HRT. It seems as though it slows my bone loss. I recommend weight bearing exercises and HRT. ## It has successfully helped some women, since it can slow bone loss. You can read more on MedLine Plus about the treatment options. As was also mentioned, weight bearing exercises, if approved by your doctor, can also help. My mother-in-law recently saw a specialist who told her to eat yogurt on a daily basis, in addition to her regular dairy intake. What other treatment options have been offered to you?

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Prolia Side Effects Duration

Would like to know if anyone had side effects from Prolia but they went away - and how long did it take for that to happen? ## There have been many posts about people suffering side effects, which in theory should wear off in a few weeks, but it hasn't worked that way for many. Here's a link to a post with comments from several people that have been suffering problems: Are you also suffering from problems? ## First injection Feb. One week later could barely walk or use my arms due to pain. Now have back pain, musculoskeletal pain, cholesterol very high and walk with a cane or walker,very seldom drive now, due to arm weakness.AND my doctor said there were no side effects.!!! Will not take second shot in August. ## Have you rec'd any info on your question. Or since May can you...

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Prolia side effects ongoing

I had my infusion Mar 4 2015. I have experienced severe stomach pains, leg pains that wake me up at night, a horrible dry cough, near migraine type headaches, very severe weakness, trouble walking, constipation, had to have dental work that I usually have great teeth, some trouble sleeping. My rheumatologist did nothing to try to help me with the symptoms but my primary doctor gave me medication that help with the stomach pains, take Excedrin for Migraines and enteric aspirin for back and body, and other meds to try and find some comfort. I'm somewhat better than the few weeks after the infusion but still have a lot of problems. Hopefully this doesn't last for 6 months. ## Hello, Shirl! How are you? I'm so sorry about what you're going through. Everything you've list...

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Prolia side effects skin rash

I developed a red burning itchy lumpy rash after one injection of Prolia. Mainly on face neck chest arms scalp. Anyone else? ## Hello, Willy! How are you? That can be a side effect of Prolia, as listed by the FDA. You may also experience nausea, hypocalcemia, asthenia and fatigue. However, since it is itchy, you should have it checked out, because it could be an allergic reaction that requires medical treatment. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Willy, please look under Prolia side effects on this site. We have almost 900 people writing and talking about Prolia. You sort of worded your question wrong to land on the mega load of Prolia problems. Yes, it's from Prolia and requires medical attention. You will probably have to take written confirmation to make any MD believe yo...

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Prolia issues and side effects

I am not going to have my next shot of Prolia due 11 June. I have already had two injections and lately have suffered horrible side effects such as terrible constipation, leg and foot cramps, skin rashes, stomach pain,etc. I also found out that Prolia works by stopping the body's own bone production, causing old bone to become denser. This results in probable fractures due to old brittle bones, Prolia also causes low calcium levels in the blood, a weird side effect seeing it is supposed?to strengthen boned! ## I am sorry for your pain and suffering, I am on the "high risk list" for fractures, so having a product that has rebuilt bone mass in MY body is a blessing. No, I don't like the side effects, but I don't want to be in a wheel chair either.. Good Luck To You and...

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Severe constipation from Prolia injections?

Anyone have this problem? I was given two shots over the last year no problem. Third shot in November and I cannot resolve my severe constipation. Nothing helps. I eat enough fiber, drink enough water, and work out most days. Miralax doesn't help. Any suggestions? ## Heat some prune juice and drink it but make sure you have easy access to a bathroom. Also pitted prunes. Heat them also after adding water to cover and microwaving them till plump. Not all at once. It may work like dynamite!!! Just a cup of the juice at night, go in morning or whenever it wants you to! ## The antibody Denosumab® or Prolia® for skeletal/bone loss issues comes with a long list of side effects with some being very severe. Constipation is among the top three, so it happens quite often. These issue...

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forsteo

osterporosis bonebuilding fromEli Lilly ## I think you are referring to Forteo - at least that's how I know it to be spelled. Here's a little background. How does it work? This medicine contains the active ingredient teriparatide, which is a type of medicine called a bone formation agent. Teriparatide is a synthetic version of the human parathyroid hormone, produced by the parathyroid glands. This hormone is involved in the metabolism of calcium and phosphorous. Teriparatide mimics the effects of the natural human hormone and is used to increase bone formation. Bone is not a static structure. There is a continual turnover over of bone in the body; bone is formed by cells called osteoblasts, and is broken down by cells called osteoclasts. In women at the menopause, blood levels o...

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Fortical Forte Diclofenaco Vitaminas B1,B6 yB12 Grageas

How good or this and or they good for a person who has parkinsons? ## Has a doctor advised the person to take them? Fortical Forte contains the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory Diclofenac and a complex of B vitamins, it is usually given to treat pain associated with various conditions, such as arthritis and neuropathy. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Learn more: ## need to know were I cant fine this fortical forte pills ## Es mala la vitMina. Fortical b ## You can find them on Progreso (Mexico). ## I also need to know where to find Fortical Pills, Vitamins

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Prolia Injection Side Effects

Aprox 2 weeks after the prolia injection I started to experience nausea and weight loss. Also, loss of appetite and a keen sense of smell developed. It was difficult to eat or smell cooked food. It has been months and these symptoms have decreased dramatically. In contacting their website they would not confirm or deny this as a side effect of the drug. Has anyone else experienced nausea w/this drug? ## Hi Bonnie, From what I could gather, the following side effects are associated with Prolia, that may be similar to what you had experienced: -nausea -tingling in your fingers, toes, or around your mouth -pain, numbness, swelling, or drainage from mouth, teeth, or jaw -vomiting Referenced from: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a610023.html You or your doctor can also report various s...

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Tymlos - the new approved drug

I have been prescribed Tymlos but my insurance denied me. I'm in the appeal process and my dr. says we could start Reclast if I am again denied. Any suggestions on how to obtain Tymlos? And does anyone have experience with Reclast? ## I get my Tymlos free. I had no Rx Insurance. I am retired and on Medicare. My arthritis Dr sent in an application for me and I was approved. You might ask your Dr's office as they should know how to apply for help. You might not get it free but if your insurance denied you then you may get a significant amount of help... Does anyone have any experience with this drug? After my first shot, I had lower back pains and a mild headache. ## I have Been taking tymlos for two months. Feel more stiff than before use. My co pay first two months was $415 per ...

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Celiac disease/wheat sensitivity after prolia

Just updating my situation with severe diarrhea after Prolia shots. I have gone on a totally gluten free diet and what a relief!! My bowels are back to normal (took just four days) and I feel sooo much better overall. The gluten free diet is very expensive, however, I feel it is well worth the cost to not spend my life in the lavatory. Seriously, some attorneys need to start a legal suit against the company that put this poison onto the market to be inj.'ed into unsuspecting patients, causing celiac disease/gluten sensitivity, and all the myriad of other problems I have been reading about. ## Hello, Jeena! How are you? A change in bowel habits can be a normal side effect of Prolia, according to FDA reports. You may also experience nausea, fatigue, headache, and anemia. As to the glu...

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Prolia Scleroderma

Hi, has anyone had the prolia shot and have an auto immune disease? I have scleroderma and bones of a 101 year old woman, I am 57 years old. My Doctor wants me to take these shots for the osteo. I am scared to take it because I already have some of these symptoms with my scleroderma, but they are manageable if I am careful and take care of myself. This medication seems like it will kill me. My doctor keeps telling me it's safe..I don't want to take prolia but don't know what else to use in its place, or live my life as is and risk not taking it. I'm tired of taking this for that ailment but now you have this illness so now have to treat that and it goes on an on. Any feedback appreciated. Thank you for sharing your stories. ## DO NOT TAKE PROLIA. I had my first prolia in...

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Prolia reviews and information

Manufactured by amgen for treating osteoporosis. ## Prolia, which uses the active ingredient Densoumab to treat post-menopausal Osteoporosis. As of writing this message, it has not yet been approved by the FDA for general use in the U.S., so the information I have on it is limited. Did you have any specific questions? ## I had been injected with prolia for three years, twice a year for a total of 6 shots which are quite expensive. My doctor wanted to inject me again, but I think I had to stop. So far, I had not any side effect.

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Fosamax/dental extractions

dangers of dental extractions while on Fosamax ## I'm 65 yrs. old and have been on Fosamax 10+ years. I had a wonderful doctor who retired approx. 4 yrs. ago. Haven't had good medical care since then and am opting to stop this medication. I am experiencing teeth problems and shoulder and upper back/neck pain. I think 10 years is long enough (maybe too long) to take this med and I am going to stop "cold turkey". I'm going to check into a natural product at my local health food store that might benefit Calcium absorbtion. Does this sound like a reasonable approach? Thanks ## Generally, people are warned to avoid dental work while taking Fosomax due to the possible risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw, it is warned about in the patient advisory leaflet, and is why most pati...

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Bone loss after Prolia

My hip bone numbers are worse after the 6 month shot. ## Not all medications and treatments work for everyone that tries them, that's why they are usually several choices available in any given therapeutic category. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Prolia as possibly including bladder infection, arm/leg pain and back pain. You may need to speak to your doctor about trying an alternative. Is there anything else I can help with? ## This is a terrible drug. I only took 2 injections in 9/14 and 3/15, but still have the resulting hair damage and jaw pain. My ENT and Dentist both told me that my jaw is messed up...Prolia does mention that as a side effect, but not hair damage. My immune system is weaker too...even 3 years after stopping Prolia. Yeah I'll just take the Osteopo...

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