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... I heard about the insomnia, and weight gain, but the weight gain problem "if" it was a true side effect is a small price to pay for increased bmd. I gained weight after taking Forteo, but I absolutely can't blame it on the drug. ... (10 replies)
... If I remember, it seems some thought a 20 lb. weight gain and that ol' spare tire look was what may happen with Forteo. ... (6 replies)
... The option of some clinical trial is not available to me in this area. Therefore, it wouldn't be too smart of me to stop the Forteo at this point. ... (73 replies)

... FYI I have been off this medication for at least 6 weeks and I'm still fighting the weight. I exercise almost every day, carefully watch my calorie intake and still I'm putting on more weight than I've ever had. I questioned my dr about this and he looked it up on his computer. ... (13 replies)
... I am not so sure that the increased belly is all due to the Forteo . I never used to have a belly at all. Then all of a sudden a couple years ago I started getting one. ... (73 replies)
... Well, I wasn't encountering any pouchy gut, just this layer of soft, flabby tissue across the abdominal area. I can not say w/certainty it was due to the Forteo abdominal injections - but - I haven't given myself any Forteo injections in the abdomen since this thread was started or even before (haven't gone back to the first page to check the date) - and - the flab or rolls of... (73 replies)
... each pen sold. I called Lilly and reported it. ... (73 replies)
... Hats off to you Newbones. Very interesting that u have only been injecting in the thighs and haven't developed the spare tire like a lot of the rest of us. I am in my 2nd week of thighs only so maybe time will tell. ... (73 replies)
... I'm keeping an open mind on whether the "spare tire" and any weight gain are due to the Forteo or not. ... (73 replies)
... that, but unfortunately I think it's much more likely that the problem is from my metabolism slowing, age, eating too much ice cream, cookies, hormonal changes, and so on... I could go on forever on things that made me gain weight, "I think" around the same time as Forteo, but I doubt the culprit is the med. ... (73 replies)
... I had switched to my thighs for about a month, but I'm sure that any weight gain I've had has not been Forteo-related, but just plain not watching what I eat related. Anyway, since it's easier to just open the top button of my pants to give the shot in the belly, I went back to that. So I'm pretty much back to using the belly exclusively. I didn't notice anything different... (73 replies)
... I'm keeping an open mind on whether the "spare tire" and any weight gain are due to the Forteo or not. ... (73 replies)
... I'm taking forteo and I don't believe it was the cause of my weight gain. ... (73 replies)
... I've not found Forteo to cause weight gain for me, just that flabby roll in the abdomen which hasn't gone away nor increased since I quit giving my Forteo in the abdomen. I think it was more muscle tone than weight or fat. I'm well into my 3rd year on Forteo. I had GREAT improvment my first two years on it. ... (13 replies)
... Stay AWAY from RECLAST it was formerly Zometa which is a biphosphonate and it created jaw necrosis for me. ... (13 replies)
... weight gain problem. I have been on Forteo for a year now and even though many of you have said it was easier to inject in the stomach I have not been able to bring myself to do it. ... (73 replies)
... CARRIE22 : Yes, if I were you I'd be wary of Fosamax. Have you considered Forteo? Maybe ask your doc if this might be an alternative to the Fosamax for you. I'm not on it myself, but there are many posters on this board who are, most seem to be having very good outcomes. I works in a different way to the biphosphonate drugs (Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva) - actually... (5 replies)
... sounds like there may be some connection there. And Taape has a point that it may be due to a change in metabolism which does generally slow down as we get older and we're also more prone to getting soft and flabby unless we really work at maintaining muscle. ... (73 replies)
... I have been using Forteo for over 3 months and have noticed midsection weight gain as well! I look puffy and swollen in the stomach. I just hate it! I am almost 51 and have always been thin and had a good figure, not since starting the Forteo. ... (13 replies)
... I'm also on Forteo and very thin. How long did you use the Forteo when you started noticing midsection weight gain? ... (73 replies)

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