Weight gain with Prolia
On April 9 I received the Prolia injection. Within six weeks I gained 4 pounds and several inches. I have always been very petite and thin, so this was a shock. Has anyone else experienced this with the injection?
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I also small but after first Prolia injection have put on 7 lbs. eating les and working out more that before … and feeling quite uncomfortable with this extra weight that does not seem to go away no matter what. I’m to get my second shot in a few weeks and not looking forward to it .
I have taken Prolia for quite some time and have never had a problem with weight gain….I’m thinking side effects are unique to each individual. I have heard many good and bad things about this drug, but for me, this one works and I have tried SO many of them. Good luck trying to find what works best for you❤️
Yes, me too! Weight gain, Lethargy! I hate this treatment!
I have been on Prolia for almost three years. I am 5'2" and my weight remains basically the same (107 to 108 lbs.)
@migizii. I have been on Prolia for three years, also and actually lost 7 pounds this past year (not intending too)….I’ve not had any problems with this medication.
I have gain ten pounds after two injections, I had bypass Surgery 16 years ago I have not gained weight in the last 14 years pro Leah is the only new thing I’ve done
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My Mother has gained 60 pounds since starting Prolia injections 9 months ago.
She has always been fit and trim. Even during pregnancy she didn't gain much weight, the weight of the baby and maybe a few extra pounds, which quickly left after delivery. She is 67 years old now and if anything she has been a little under weight the last 4 years. That is until she started the Prolia injections and within a few weeks gained a few pounds. Which has compounded exponentially, and now after 2 injections has gained 60 lbs!!
No other medications or changes to report, therefore I can only ascertain that Prolia is to blame.
We plan to have her medication changed. I'm not sure what our options are at this point but I do know that Prolia does not seem to be a good option for my Mom.
I hope this helps.
Received my first injection in January and have put on 5 lbs. I work out at 3 to 5 days at gym and have not increased my eating, exactly the opposite I have cut back on the eating. Nothing I do has helped. Getting my 2nd injection next month and if I continue to gain unwanted weight I will have my answer. You are not alone.
I am also a short and small boned but since my first injection this past January I have gained 5 lbs. and also feel very uncomfortable with it. Have been working out for over 10 years 4 to 5 days a week and do not eat like I did in years past but the weight gain is frustrating me.