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Suggest treatment for dry cough, chills and nasal congestion

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Posted on Wed, 1 Mar 2017
Question: what can I take to offset side effects of Forteo? have been on Forteo for 8 days and the side effects have been gradual. after 3 days, dry cough, then chills, then headache, insomnia, runny nose, dry cough now keeping me awake at night.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Tawde (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Usually well tolerated

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Thank you for posting your question on HealthcareMagic.
You are taking forteo for osteoporosis is it?
Usually it is well tolerated but does have some side effects like running nose ,sore throat ,nausea, constipation, joint pain occasional dizziness and muscle cramps.
Hope this helps
If it has please review this discussion
Best wishes
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Brief Answer: Usually well tolerated Detailed Answer: Hello, Thank you for posting your question on HealthcareMagic. You are taking forteo for osteoporosis is it? Usually it is well tolerated but does have some side effects like running nose ,sore throat ,nausea, constipation, joint pain occasional dizziness and muscle cramps. Hope this helps If it has please review this discussion Best wishes