Review: could Forteo cause Frequent Bowel Movements?


Summary

Frequent bowel movements is found among people who take Forteo, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis . We study 105,982 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,889 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.

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Forteo

Forteo has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Forteo 106,213 users)

Frequent Bowel Movements

Frequent bowel movements has been reported by people with fever, rashes, constipation, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 253,441 Frequent bowel movements patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

105,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo.
Among them, 2,889 people (2.73%) have Frequent Bowel Movements


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Forteo cause Frequent bowel movements?

Time on Forteo when people have Frequent Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 41.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.66 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Forteo *:

  • female: 92.48 %
  • male: 7.52 %

Age of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Forteo *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.28 %
  • 30-39: 0.42 %
  • 40-49: 3.02 %
  • 50-59: 11.97 %
  • 60+: 84.17 %

Severity if Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Forteo **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (2,224 people, 76.98%)
  • Pain (92 people, 3.18%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (42 people, 1.45%)
  • Hypertension (36 people, 1.25%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (24 people, 0.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (178 people, 6.16%)
  • Synthroid (163 people, 5.64%)
  • Prednisone (146 people, 5.05%)
  • Nexium (144 people, 4.98%)
  • Prilosec (120 people, 4.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (860 people, 29.77%)
  • Vomiting (591 people, 20.46%)
  • Dizziness (515 people, 17.83%)
  • Malaise (481 people, 16.65%)
  • Asthenia (475 people, 16.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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