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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 success

I have just had the Prolia injection. So far no side affects that I am aware of. Is there anyone who has continued with Prolia (Denosumab) and had positive results after three years? thanks ## There are many people that have experienced good results from Prolia. What you have to remember though, is that most of them have no reason to go hunting up a site like this to find more information on it. The people that usually post on sites like this one are those that have had a problem and are looking for help, or support. Typical side effects of this medication, according to the FDA, may include administration site reactions, muscle/bone pain, cough, swollen joints, and loose teeth. Can anyone that's done well on Prolia chime in with their experience? ## I just completed 2 shots (one ful...

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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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Can I have deep gum treatment while on prolia?

I took prolia shot almost a year ago. I have gum disease for first time now. Can I safely get gum treatment and deep cleaning? Do I treat it differently because of Prolia? Do I risk worse infection? Do I take antibiotics first? Should I wait 6 more months to be more prolia free? ## Hello Janet, Here is what the National Institute of Health has to say on this matter. [1] NIH Prolia Information Section 5.4 "For patients requiring invasive dental procedures, clinical judgment of the treating physician and/or oral surgeon should guide the management plan of each patient based on individual benefit-risk assessment." Basically this means that it's going to be up to your doctor and dentist to determine what is safe and if your oral situation needs to be addressed immediately or can...

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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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diarrhea after prolia

I have severe osteoporosis, have lost SEVEN inches off my height, and look like a turtle with the big hump on the back. My specialist recommended Prolia which I started two years ago. After the first shot I got severe diarrhea starting about ten days later. I had been treated with an antibiotic so my Dr. thought that was the cause. After the second shot the diarrhea came back and the Dr. recommended Align probiotics (and any others I cared to take --"the more the better"). This helped and I have taken three probiotics a day every day since. I had my last shot in August and am again suffering with horrible diarrhea. I will NOT get another shot of this poison--I have heard it causes gluten allergies so guess I will try a gluten-free diet to see if it will help. I am sure you all a...

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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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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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Prolia - Abundance Of Cavities From The Shot

after my last dental hygiene appt. my dentist came in and stated the nurse who cleaned my teeth saw many cavities. they did x-rays. i suddenly have 9 cavities & 2 root canals. i never had this before. i contacted amgen, who produce the shot. they said no one has had trouble w/their teeth, just jaw problems. if anyone has had this type of problem, please write in. thank you ## How long of a time period was there between when you received the Prolia and the dental appointment? Are you on any other medications? The reason I'm asking is because many medications can cause dry mouth, which can allow the bacteria that would normally be washed away by saliva to remain on the teeth and cause higher and faster rates of decay, than normal. Therefore, it may not necessarily be directly rela...

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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 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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teeth problems after taking prolia

I took Prolia two months ago. I am developing loose teeth and sore spots on my gums. Have others experienced similar problems after taking Prolia? I go to the dentist regularly and have had no dental problems for several years. ## Hello, Dorrie! How are you? You should see your dentist to have this checked out. In certain rare cases, Prolia can cause osteonecrosis of the jaw, it's unlikely, but it would be best to have it checked out, to be sure. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include headache, vertigo, sciatica, anemia and rash. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm going to my Dentist for an X-ray of jaw bone tomorrow. Just started hurting this weekend which is Memorial Day weekend. So far, I have had every side effect that Prolia offers and my...

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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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Once you stop Prolia

I am 55 years old and have lupus, arthritis, and severe osteoporosis. After more than a decade of taking various meds to try to stop my bones from wasting away with no success, I had my first injection of Prolia at the end of December 2015. I am supposed to get my second shot within the week, but have decided against it. Like many of you, I have felt just awful since December: severe bone and joint pain, worsening depression, constipation, exhaustion, and just plain feeling incapable of doing almost anything. When I talked to both my endocrinologist and rheumatologist about my symptoms, my concerns were dismissed and I was told the side effects would only last a few days at the most. My question is have any of you felt better after you stopped taking the Prolia? If so, how long did it t...

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Prolia and teeth problems

Hi all, Pood here. I tried to call Amgen about the two teeth that totally decayed below the gum line. Apparently they are now keeping office hours and close at 8pm Eastern which makes no sense because they are in Canada. I think I will talk to a local "ambulance chaser" to see if I can get any interest from him. Meanwhile, I go back to my dentist this Thursday. Jan, is your dentist behind you on this new problem and have youreported it? Hugs. ## I’ve had ONJ since November 2017. Antibiotics by mouth 7 times, 2 rounds of IV antibiotics by picc line. Still in pain. I’m trying to find a class action suit. I’ll let you know.

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PROLIA FOR OSTEOPOROSIS, I DON'T THINK IT'S A GOOD DRUG TO TAKE. RECLAST HAS IT'S OWN PROBLEMS

IT SEEMS THAT AFTER READING ALL THE REMARKS ON HERE THAT NONE OF US SHOULD CONTINUE ON WITH THIS DRUG !!! IT'S RUNNING HAVOC ON ALL OF THOSE WHO HAVE TAKEN IT. I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO TAKE NEXT, BUT I KNOW ENOUGH NOT TO TAKE ANYMORE OF "THESE CANCER DRUGS ! " PERHAPS THERE IS NOTHING LEFT FOR ME TO TAKE, IN ANY CASE IT WILL NOT BE A DRUG USED FOR CANCER !!! OUR BODIES ARE FIGHTING PROLIA, SO IT SEEMS THAT IT IS NO GOOD FOR US W/OSTEOPOROSIS. THERE WILL MOST LIKELY BE A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ABOUT PROLIA IN THE NEAR FUTURE. ## Even though litigation is the usual course of action for many drugs like Prolia, what I find to be sad, is that when it comes down to finding something else that works, doctors go ahead and prescribe another medication with just as many side effects; st...

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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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Documenting Daily Prolia Side Effects

I am a 57 year old female who has -2.5 bone density scores on hips and -3.4 in the spine. I used Forteo for 2 years, but because I was scared to death to try any of the biophosphates and Prolia - I lost the benefit from Forteo. It was minimal improvement at best. I had 3 different doctors in 3 different cities tell me that I should use Prolia. I had the injection on Friday, April 11th. I had put the shot off for 6 months after my pharmacy delivered it to the doctor office due to fear and all the forums. So -- if anyone wants to know information, I will keep you posted. Since yesterday, I have had itching in a variety of places and I had a tough time falling asleep last night. I also have some minor cramping in my calves and thighs. So far this is bearable, but I am trusting God to get m...

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Proliau

After the forth shot of Prolia I am experiencing leg pain. I will stop taking the injection but are the side effects able to reverse? ## Hello, Estelle! How are you feeling? I am very sorry about the problem that you've run into. You are not the first to complain about Prolia and I am expecting many more still to follow, it just doesn't seem to work well for many people. And yes, though it will take time, most side effects do eventually wear off. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Ive had 2 shots so far 60 mlgs in 12 months. My dexa scan was very bad all over me . since shots my bonescache 5x worse and head aches cant sleep anxiety. An more. I have other medical problems. Scared not sure if i should stop are go on and do the other 4 shots he ask me to take..... Idk ## Si...

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WHAT MEDICATION NOW -AFTER STOPPING PROLIA?

I HAD TWO INJECTIONS OF PROLIA AND THEN MY DOCTOR SAID WE COULD STOP, BECAUSE I WAS WELL - THAT WAS 2 YEARS AGO. NOW I HAD A TEST AND IT SEEMS MY RESULTS A WORSE AGAIN. MY DOCTOR SAID TO START WITH BONVIVA AGAIN (MEDICATION I USED BEFORE PROLIA) I TAKE CALCIUM 1 CALCIMAGON-D3 FORTE EVERY DAY . ARE THERE OTHER THERAPIES. I HAD NO PROBLEMS WHEN I TOOK PROLIA, BUT I DONT WANT IT ANYMORE BECAUSE OF THE SIDE EFFECTS. ## I found the post on Side effects experienced after a Prolia injection very interesting as I have been having this injection every six months for osteoporosis for the last three and a half years. I have had this injection sometimes in the arm and sometimes in the stomache depending on the nurse/dr. injecting. I must say I have never had any reaction either in terms of a rash o...

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