Forteo and 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 Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia with Forteo. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 108,133 people who have side effects when taking Forteo from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jan, 04, 2018
108,133 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 *:
- 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.
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