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Does Anyone Have Experience Of Taking Teriparatide? How Long To The Initial Side Effects Last?

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I Have been prescribed teriparatide, and would like to hear about other's experiences. Oral drugs gave too many side effects, and IV Zolendrolate was not very effective. I am concerned about the possible side effects. Thank you

posted May 12
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Thanks for that very informative reply Pam. It sounds ominous!. H.

posted May 13
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Teriparatide (Subcutaneous Route) from the Mayo Clinic website.
PRECAUTIONS - It is very important that your doctor check your progress at REGULAR visits to make sure this medicine is working properly. BLOOD and URINE tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects. This medicine may increase your risk of having osteosarcoma (bone cancer). This is more likely to occur if you have a history of radiation treatment involving your bones. Check with your doctor right away if you have BONE PAIN that does not go away or a new soft tissue mass that is tender to palpation. This medicine may increase levels of calcium in the blood and urine. High calcium in the urine may cause kidney stones. Call your doctor right away IF you have blood in the urine, confusion, constipation, dry mouth, metallic taste, muscle weakness, nausea or vomiting, pain in the side, back, or stomach, or weight loss. Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting may occur, especially when you get up from a lying or sitting position. Getting up slowly may help. Do NOT take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This INCLUDES prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.
SIDE EFFECTS - Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur, they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur. MORE COMMON: Confusion, constipation, depression, dry mouth, headache, incoherent speech, increased urination, loss of appetite, metallic taste, muscle weakness, nausea, stomach pain, thirst, unusual tiredness, vomiting, weight loss LESS COMMON: Arm, back, or jaw pain chest pain, discomfort, tightness, or heaviness cough fainting fast or irregular heartbeat fever or chills nausea sneezing sore throat sweating trouble breathing. Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects MAY go away during treatment as your body ADJUSTS to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if ANY of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them: MORE COMMON: Acid or sour stomach, belching, blurred vision, body aches or pain, diarrhea, difficulty having a bowel movement (stool), difficulty with moving, heartburn, hoarseness, indigestion, lack or loss of strength, muscle pain, stiffness, or spasm, nervousness, pain in the joints, pounding in the ears, runny or stuffy nose, tender, swollen glands in the neck, voice changes.

posted May 12

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