Greetings to you! I would be interested in hearing from you about your experience with Prolia. I too had a similar experience with other osteo drugs, so Forteo was my next option. I just completed - today - my last Forteo injection. I'm thinking about waiting until Jan to begin Prolia. Let me know what you think!!View Thread
Greetings- to answer your questions: The doctor recommended Prolia to maintain the bone mass gained while on Forteo for 2 years. My bone density has improved significantly, between an exercise routine 4 days per week, and walking on the weekends, plus calcium & iron supplements AND the Forteo he felt that Prolia would be the best way to maintain the bone density.
I have have never had a fracture or any kind or balance problems ever, and I found out yesterday that Prolia costs over $1,000 per injection. There are 2 injections per year. With my insurance coverage I will have to pay $150 per injection. I did have my calcium level checked and am waiting for the results.
I was on Actionel and it was ineffective. I am 63 and am 5'9" and weight 130 lbs. While on Forteo it was recommended that I not weigh less than 127. I am in excellent health, I workout with weights and also take various aerobic classes at the Y in town. On the weekends we walk 10 miles. So I feel that I am the poster-child for good health.
Let me know what you think about this situation. I am going to wait until January 2011 before I make any decisions.View Thread
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