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Review: could Prolia cause Total knee replacement?

Summary: Total knee replacement could be caused by Prolia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Celexa, and have Osteoporosis postmenopausal.

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

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Prolia

Prolia (latest outcomes from 5,811 users) has active ingredients of denosumab. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Total knee replacement

Total knee replacement (latest reports from 27,712 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Prolia. Among them, 5 people (0.09%) have Total Knee Replacement. They amount to 0.02% of all the 27,997 people who have Total Knee Replacement on eHealthMe.

Trend of Total knee replacement in Prolia reports

Time on Prolia when people have Total knee replacement * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Total knee replacement0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Total knee replacement when taking Prolia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Total knee replacement0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%60.00%

Severity of Total knee replacement when taking Prolia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Total knee replacement ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis postmenopausal (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Back pain (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Blood pressure abnormal (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Osteoporosis (2 people, 40.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Celexa (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Nexium (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Hydrocodone bitartrate (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Allergy medication (1 people, 20.00%)

* 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 (1 week 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

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

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Just want to know if any of these drugs increase blood sugar. I have bone mets from breast cancer.

    Reply

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