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1 day ago · Prolia treatment for osteoporosis in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Did you continue with the Prolia injections? And if so, did you replace Prolia with something else? I have been dealing with this same issue (constipation, bloating, lower abdominal pain) which has worsened over time. My bone density has improved significantly . Due for the 4th injection in November.
I also seem to have even more back pain since being on Prolia.
Miralax stopped working for me. Now using sennokot.

1 day ago · Prolia treatment for osteoporosis in Bones, Joints & Muscles

I am at high risk for fractures and that terrifies me. And, is it the prolia for sure that is causing this? (I think so). Also, I have read that after already having three injections, you are now at risk for a fracture! if you do not start on another med and the thought of taking forteo is super scary. My next injection is scheduled for November, have time to decide.

Thu, Sep 12 9:45am · Prolia treatment for osteoporosis in Bones, Joints & Muscles

@ harper2018 I have had IBS-C forever. I have now had 3 prolia injections and am due for the 4th in November. My tolerable and manageable constipation problem has become severe . As in your case, the endocrinologist seemed dismissive of this side effect. (I have read that constipation is a common side effect and is a reason why some people stop taking it.) Anyway, I continue to soldier on. I have stopped using Miralax, Milk of Magnesia and now use Sennokot on a fairly regular basis. I just recently found a product over the counter in the drugstore called " The right fibre 4 IBS Intestinal Discomfort Low Fodmap". It is made by Webber Naturals. ( out of WN Pharmaceuticals in Coquitlam, B.C. 1-800-430-7898.) Like Miralax it dissolves in hot or cold beverages and has absolutely no detectable taste or grittiness . I have found that daily use of this has somewhat reduced my usage of sennokot and reduced some of the senna side effects. The fibre comes from guar gum and is a prebiotic. Instead of every two days every four or five days. I still suffer from quite a bit of bloating. Since the prolia, gastrointestinal I have never felt right. However, my bone density has improved significantly. I return to the gastroenterologist on Oct.7th but based on past experiences am not sure what can be done. He prescribed Linzess known as Constella in Canada and I had horrible pain from this med– impossible to live with pain from that drug (at two different doseages). Sennokot with mild cramping is preferable (for me). I am just reading your message today eventhough you posted a year ago. So, it does seem that constipation is a side effect for some.

Sun, Sep 1 7:32pm · Slow transit constipation and surgery in Digestive Health

Waiting to see G.I. with my IBS-C which has become progressively worse over the past two years triggered by medications. Linzess gave me horrible pain even at the lowest dose. The laxative that gives me the fewest side effects and works for me is Sennokot. I also found a product by Weber called "the right fiber for IBS" which comes from guar gum and is fodmap approved. It seems to reduce bloating a bit and lessen the Sennokot side effects. You can mix the tasteless and non gritty fine powder into hot or cold beverages. Absolutely tasteless.
I feel badly for you. My severe problems did not start until two and 1/2:years ago 63. (The ibs has been there since my late teens).
I know sennokot should not be used longterm but right now it allows me to get on with my life.
Surgery sounds so drastic and once you take that step there's no going back.

Wed, Aug 28 8:57pm · Palpitations in Heart Rhythm Conditions

I had non-serious palpitations for many years (wore 24 to 48 hrs holter monitors). Then, about three years ago, in my early 60's the palpitations were much more frequent and much more troublesome. A 72 hr holter monitor picked up both atrial tachycardia (annoying but not life threatening) and the concerning and must be treated non-sustained ventricular tachycardia. That is now under control with 12.5mg of metoprolol twice a day.
Never good to assume palpitations are nothing to worry about.

Wed, Aug 28 8:24pm · Palpitations in Heart Rhythm Conditions

Usually the doctor will suggest a holter monitor.

Wed, Aug 14 5:06am · Prolia treatment for osteoporosis in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Thankyou so much for drawing attention to this informative study.