Could Forteo cause Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia - from FDA reports
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia is found among people who take Forteo, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Levothyroxine Sodium, and have Osteoporosis . We study 106,465 people who have side effects while taking Forteo from FDA. Among them, 8 have Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia and more.
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Forteo has active ingredients of teriparatide recombinant human. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Forteo 106,768 users)
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (cancer affects small lymphocytes (white blood cells)) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia, high blood pressure, psoriasis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (latest reports from 1,625 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia patients).
On Jan, 11, 2017
106,465 people reported to have side effects when taking Forteo.
Among them, 8 people (0.01%) have Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Forteo when people have Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 100 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia when taking Forteo *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia when taking Forteo *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 100 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 50.00%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metoclopramide (3 people, 37.50%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 37.50%)
- Trexall (1 person, 12.50%)
- Enbrel (1 person, 12.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Night Sweats (3 people, 37.50%)
- Nausea (3 people, 37.50%)
- General Physical Health Deterioration (3 people, 37.50%)
- Broken Bone (3 people, 37.50%)
- Weight Decreased (2 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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