Review: could Forteo cause Swelling?
Summary: Swelling is found among people who take Forteo, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Osteoporosis. We study 56,585 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 has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 56,687 Forteo users)
Swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 26,540 Swelling patients)
On May, 6, 2015: 56,583 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo. Among them, 274 people (0.48%) have Swelling.
Time on Forteo when people have Swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Swelling when taking Forteo * :
Severity of Swelling when taking Forteo ** :
How people recovered from Swelling ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (274 people, 100.00%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (29 people, 10.58%)
- Lactose intolerance (26 people, 9.49%)
- Pain (25 people, 9.12%)
- Cardiac disorder (22 people, 8.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (89 people, 32.48%)
- Nexium (84 people, 30.66%)
- Ambien (81 people, 29.56%)
- Prednisone (74 people, 27.01%)
- Vitamin d (70 people, 25.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
d2 (2 weeks ago):
I have been taking Forteo since November 2014 and notice that I have begun to swell more than I ever had. My skin feels like a water balloon. I take Lasix and Synthroid also. Lasix helps but does not get rid of the swelling. I am a 68 year old female and at 13 years of age I had Thrombocytopenic Purpura. and had my spleen removed. Now I read that the swelling is normal for my age and taking Forteo.
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I have epilepsy and chronic migraine syndrome, I always have a headache one side of my head. I have seizures everyday. Since last April, I have had one sort of a rash or another. I have not felt well for this entire time too. I have already come of Phenytoin, Atorvastatin, Lamictal and Topiramate. As I have been thinking it was one of my drugs. But it only makes things calmer for a couple of weeks and then the symptoms return to how they were before. I am waiting to see a rheumatologist currently, so still unaware of what is causing my problems.
I have had a CRP test and that was 9 at the time of the test. Now my smptoms are growing again, I don't know if that makes it likely it might be higher. I have spent this past year in a situation that makes you feel like you are being attached by your own body. It's very frightening when you feel as though you are going through this and people can't always see the rash but it is definitely attacking the skin.
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My husband had to call the paramedics 4 times in the last year and a half. My blood pressure would drop really low and I would pass out. The after math was dizziness for anywhere from 1 week to a month. I have now been diagnosed with Cardiogenic syncope syndrome. I know it was from taking the forteo, as other people are reporting heart problems from this medication as well. My Advice DO NOT TAKE IT! This a horrible condition to live with, as just about anything can trigger it.
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