Could Forteo cause Swelling - from FDA reports


Summary

Swelling is found among people who take Forteo, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Osteoporosis . We study 106,465 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA. Among them, 476 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling 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 106,768 users)

Swelling

Swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,549 Swelling patients).

On Jan, 04, 2017

106,465 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo.
Among them, 476 people (0.45%) have Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Forteo cause Swelling?

Time on Forteo when people have Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 29.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.94 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Forteo *:

  • female: 95.34 %
  • male: 4.66 %

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Forteo *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.59 %
  • 40-49: 2.37 %
  • 50-59: 26.04 %
  • 60+: 71.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (351 people, 73.74%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (30 people, 6.30%)
  • Breast Cancer (17 people, 3.57%)
  • Hot Flush (16 people, 3.36%)
  • Pain (13 people, 2.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (58 people, 12.18%)
  • Prednisone (55 people, 11.55%)
  • Prilosec (54 people, 11.34%)
  • Aredia (50 people, 10.50%)
  • Zometa (48 people, 10.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (136 people, 28.57%)
  • Nausea (95 people, 19.96%)
  • Fatigue (90 people, 18.91%)
  • Pain In Extremity (84 people, 17.65%)
  • Fall (83 people, 17.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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