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Review: could Forteo cause Dental necrosis?

Summary: Dental necrosis is reported only by a few people who take Forteo.

We study 56,575 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Dental necrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Dental necrosis and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Forteo and have Dental necrosis >>>


Forteo has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Forteo 56,679 users)

Dental necrosis

Dental necrosis (tissue inside a tooth dies) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, pain, high blood pressure, metastases to bone.(latest reports from Dental necrosis 345 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 56,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Dental Necrosis.

Trend of Dental necrosis in Forteo reports

Time on Forteo when people have Dental necrosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dental necrosis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Dental necrosis when taking Forteo * :

Dental necrosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Dental necrosis when taking Forteo ** :


How people recovered from Dental necrosis ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Morphine sulfate (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Insulatard nph human (2 people, 66.67%)
  3. Potassium chloride (2 people, 66.67%)
  4. Lorazepam (2 people, 66.67%)
  5. Hydrocortisone (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Dermatomyositis caused by forteo
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Dermatomyositis, and takes Forteo)
    I am still suffering from Dermatomyositis after 1 1/2 years. My doctor said Forteo caused my illness. i am looking for other people who developed symptom of Dermatomyositis. they are joint & muscle pain, hair loss, loss of weight, muscle deterioration, loss of appetite, unable to take care of yourse ...
  • Does anybody have morning oral bleeds while on forteo?
    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Bleeding Esophageal Varices, and takes Nexium, Forteo)
    I have morning bleeds which are intermittent. I have been on Nexium for heartburn and after I started forteo the bleeds got very heavy and the time between bleeds shorter.Can somebody shed some light on this? I had endoscopy and bronchoscopy with no lead to where it is coming from I am stopping fort ...
  • Is there a link between the drug forteo and pancreatic cancer?
    (Asked by a 86 year old woman who has 4th Stage Pancreatic Cancer Metasticized Spread All Over Body, and takes Forteo)
    My inquiry is in regard to my mother, who is now deceased, and use of Forteo for 15 -18 months. She also had Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sjogrens Syndrome. 18 days after diagnosis she passed away.
  • Does forteo make fibromyalgia worse
    (Asked by a 73 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, and takes Forteo)
    Flu like symptoms and feeling feverish with no increase in temperature or pulse
  • Does forteo cause tooth fractures?
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Tooth Fractures, and takes Forteo)
    Is tooth fracture a side effect of taking Forteo? I have never had a problem until my last six month dental checkup and was told I had two tooth fractures that will require crowns.Have been on Forteo 22 months.

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