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Evinity

Evinity

Has anyone taken Evinity for their osteoporosis ? If so, please let me know your feedback

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Just started it. Have been on Forteo, Reclast and my dexa scan got worse. The only side effects I'm noticing is numbness and tingling. Also headaches occasionally. Hope this helps

posted 11 months ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Evinity is very new

posted 11 months ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Me either

posted 11 months ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have not heard of Evenity

posted 11 months ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I copy and pasted this from the Evenity Website:
What is the most important information I should know about EVENITY®?
EVENITY® can cause serious side effects, including increased risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or death from a cardiovascular (heart or blood vessel) problem. Call your healthcare provider or get emergency help right away if you have any of these symptoms: symptoms of heart attack, which may include: chest pain or pressure; shortness of breath; feeling light-headed or dizzy; or symptoms of stroke, which may include: headache; numbness or weakness in face, arm, or legs; difficulty talking; changes in vision or loss of balance. Before you receive EVENITY®, tell your healthcare provider if you have had a heart attack or stroke, especially if it has happened in the past year. Do not receive EVENITY® if you: have low blood calcium; or are allergic to romosozumab or any of the ingredients in EVENITY®.
Before receiving EVENITY®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
⦁ have a history of other heart or blood vessel problems
⦁ have low blood calcium
⦁ cannot take "daily" calcium and vitamin D
⦁ have kidney problems or are on kidney dialysis
⦁ plan to have dental surgery or teeth removed
EVENITY® may cause serious side effects, including:
⦁ Serious allergic reactions have happened in people who receive EVENITY®. Call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away if you have any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including: rash; hives; swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
⦁ Low calcium levels in your blood (hypocalcemia). EVENITY® may lower the calcium levels in your blood. Your low blood calcium should be treated before you receive EVENITY®. Call your healthcare provider if you have symptoms of low blood calcium such as: spasms, twitches, or cramps in your muscles; numbness or tingling in your fingers, toes or around your mouth.
⦁ Severe jaw bone problems (osteonecrosis) may occur. Your healthcare provider should examine your mouth before you start EVENITY® and may tell you to see your dentist. Ask your healthcare provider or dentist about good mouth care.
⦁ Unusual thigh bone fractures. Symptoms of this type of fracture include new or unusual pain in your hip, groin, or thigh.
⦁ The most common side effects of EVENITY® include joint pain and headaches.
⦁ These are not all the possible side effects of EVENITY®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

posted 11 months ago
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