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Review: could Forteo cause Swelling?

We study 56,569 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA and social media. Among them, 274 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.

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Forteo

Forteo (latest outcomes from 56,671 users) has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Swelling

Swelling (latest reports from 180,984 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 56,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo. Among them, 274 people (0.48%) have Swelling. They amount to 0.15% of all the 181,133 people who have Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swelling in Forteo reports

Time on Forteo when people have Swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling23.21%39.29%17.86%14.29%5.36%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Forteo * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.26%3.37%27.72%68.65%

Severity of Swelling when taking Forteo ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (274 people, 100.00%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (29 people, 10.58%)
  3. Lactose intolerance (26 people, 9.49%)
  4. Pain (25 people, 9.12%)
  5. Blood pressure (22 people, 8.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (89 people, 32.48%)
  2. Nexium (84 people, 30.66%)
  3. Ambien (81 people, 29.56%)
  4. Prednisone (74 people, 27.01%)
  5. Vitamin d (70 people, 25.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.

    My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.

    My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.

    I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.

    Reply

    kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:

    Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Crohn's disease diagnosed in 2005
    Gastro resection 2005
    Meningitis 2011
    Intestinal block 2012
    Remicade infusions started December 2013-May 2014
    Swelling everywhere
    35 pound weight gain in a year-mostly stomach and arms
    Buffalo hump developed in April/may 2014
    Depression and anxiety over last few years -just changed meds last month to help

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I recently stopped taking my daily Forteo daily injection 4 days ago after being on it for 2 years. Recently I started experiencing memory loss for activities that had occurred in the last 24-48 hours. I realized this after reading detailed emails that I sent, which I don't recall writing. I have contacted my physician.

    http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/forteo/sudden+memory+loss

    Reply

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