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Hip Fracture While On Treatment
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I had been taking Forteo injections for two years and did have an increase in my T-score, especially the hip area. Then once off for a few months for some dental work before starting Prolia, I fell and broke my hip. Now I experience anxiety, experience thigh pain when I am up for an extended period of time.

Has anyone else ever had a fracture while on treatment?

posted June 30, 2018
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A MyOsteoTeam Member

My dentist said if you need an extraction while on a biphosphonate he sends you to a dental surgeon rather than doing it himself. He said there's a blood test dentist can do before attempting extraction himself.

posted June 30, 2018
A MyOsteoTeam Member

Would you please tell me what kind of side effects if any, you had on Prolia? Dr. want to put me on Prolia after I am done with Forteo in two more months. thanks

posted July 31, 2018
A MyOsteoTeam Member

I shattered my left hand seven years ago, but I didn't have a rheumatologist at the time. My gp had me on something that wasn't effective and caused me to go from -2 to -3.6. I have been on prolia for 4 1/2 years. I broke my left arm last year, slipped on the ice. I have had pain in my left arm and hand ever since. I was told I didn't heal properly and probably won't heal properly due to the bone loss.
The pain in manageable most of the time, but my hand and arm can get very painful.
I hope this was helpful

posted July 4, 2018
A MyOsteoTeam Member

I am very sorry to learn of your hip fracture. Having broken both femurs, 4 years apart, I was referred to my Endroconogolist who put me on Prolia in 2007-2009. The only problem I am experiencing now is constant finger nail breakage. Be careful out there.

posted January 20, 2019
A MyOsteoTeam Member

Had a broken femur in Sept. 2018. Had been on Prolia for several years. Surgeon said he thought it was atypical break from bone-building drugs. He cautioned using them for long period of time. Now I see if one goes off Prolia, they need to immediately go on some other bone-building medication. At a loss as to what to do next, since I did not take the injection that was due first of Dec.

posted January 19, 2019

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