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Review: could Forteo cause Swelling?

We study 56,572 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA and social media. Among them, 267 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.

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Forteo

Forteo (latest outcomes from 56,674 users) has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Swelling

Swelling (latest reports from 181,551 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Oct, 22, 2014: 56,572 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo. Among them, 274 people (0.48%) have Swelling.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • Ankles started swelling really bad in late march. Secretary..tried walkin more..no help..cut down on salt etc...no help...fell and sprained ankle march 7..did not go to dr...kept walking...new better...the sprain was manageable after week or so....then crap swelling !....help...dr gave torsamide which controls somewhat...I hate medicine and he did no tests..just looked....yes I snore...had rheumatic fever 2 times..age 11and 15...no problems at all until fall, thanks!

    Reply

    Devin1123 on Aug, 29, 2014:

    I've recently been diagnosed with edema also. I'm a 40yr old man and I've tried everything you have too and have had no luck. One thing that has helped a lot I've noticed is a magnesium supplement. Try buying magnesium oxide or something similar. Take anywhere from 200-500mg's a day. You'll notice a difference. I'm still trying to find the cause of the edema. They tested my heart, liver, and kidneys and found nothing. Probably weight since I'm heavy. If you find anything else useful, I would love to hear it. Goodluck. ~Devin~

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Wondering if sinusitis is a side effect of methotrexate?

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