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Review: could Prolia cause Arthritis - osteoarthritis?

Summary: Arthritis - osteoarthritis could be caused by Prolia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Vitamin d, and have Osteoporosis postmenopausal.

We study 5,780 people who have side effects while taking Prolia from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Arthritis - osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthritis - osteoarthritis and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Prolia. Among them, 19 people (0.33%) have Arthritis - Osteoarthritis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 242,922 people who have Arthritis - Osteoarthritis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Arthritis - osteoarthritis in Prolia reports

Time on Prolia when people have Arthritis - osteoarthritis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arthritis - osteoarthritis50.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Arthritis - osteoarthritis when taking Prolia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arthritis - osteoarthritis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Arthritis - osteoarthritis when taking Prolia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Arthritis - osteoarthritis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis postmenopausal (13 people, 68.42%)
  2. Osteoporosis (7 people, 36.84%)
  3. Bladder spasm (5 people, 26.32%)
  4. Senile osteoporosis (5 people, 26.32%)
  5. Hot flush (5 people, 26.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (7 people, 36.84%)
  2. Aspirin (6 people, 31.58%)
  3. Synthroid (6 people, 31.58%)
  4. Antivert (5 people, 26.32%)
  5. Procardia xl (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Recently began taking Prolia. First week no symptoms. Second week experienced nausea in the morning, lasting through afternoon. Began taking a natural remedy for indigestion and it does help some. I rarely experience nausea, not even during four pregnancies.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Never had pneumonia or rash until I began the prolia shots

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Lost three inches off my height in the two years I took finasteride. Only took a daily 1mg dose. I have no disk material between my L-4 - L5 and between my L5 - S1. I used to be 6'2" and now I am barely 5'11". I was conclusively 6'2" from a doctor wellness exam a little more than 2 years ago and I am having to go in to get spinal surgery within the next month because my lack of disk material is damaging my nerves that go into my legs. I go between being completely numb in my legs to being in complete pain.

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