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... I'm being treated with Forteo plus taking Calcium supplements, and exercising, and eating dairy products. The medication works for me and I don't have any side effects. ... (17 replies)
... :bouncing: I know, I know! :wave: I haven't even started the Forteo yet but my Endocrinoligist has laid out a plan of 2 years of Forteo and then IV infusions of pamidronate (Aredia) every 3-4 months thereafter. Pamidronate is a bisphosphonate like Actonel and Fosamax but because it is infused rather than an oral medication we are bypassing the digestive tract and avoiding... (28 replies)
... I have been on Forteo for 5 months and will be having a repeat DEXA scan soon. ... (28 replies)

... please share ur valuable suggestions regarding the treatment for my mother who is suffering from osteoporosis. ... (17 replies)
... in fact, before then, I might even try calling my ins. co.'s "specialty pharmacy", where I have to order Forteo by phone. ... (16 replies)
Cost of Forteo??
Nov 6, 2004
... and I already have back problems. Thanks for your response!! ... (8 replies)
... be encouraging, and the exercises are very gentle so she can do them without much worry. If she doesn't feel well on the Actonel she could ask her MD about an alternative drug. ... (13 replies)
... I've now been taking Forteo for 11 months. ... (24 replies)
After Forteo
Sep 8, 2006
... I plan to try alternative methods to retain BMD after Forteo, but if the alternative methods do not work, and if BMD starts declining after I have been off Forteo for 6 months or a year, I will probably reluctantly begin bisphosphonates. ... (26 replies)
... Several months back, I had posted that at one year I may stop forteo and start a bisphos. I continued on the forteo for an additional few months and I am now reconsidering the stopping of forteo , and revisiting the remaining 9 months I have of forteo after a year on Actonel. ... (21 replies)
Mar 17, 2005
... k of energy. I do know that one of the side effects is heart palpitations in some people following the injection. I get palpitations easily and take medication for it and have for years but I've not experienced them with Forteo. I have very little energy but I had that before starting Forteo. ... (121 replies)
... in bone mass. I was on Forteo 7 months, and decided I had enough of this since I already had severe osteoporosis, I didn't want to lose more density and be looking at fractures. ... (16 replies)
After Forteo
May 21, 2009
... that is what my endocrinologist wanted to do, but I declined and did not take bisphosphonates during the past year. Instead, I tried using alternative methods, including daily use of a Juvent vibrating platform, increased unipedal standing, diet modification, increased vitamin D, additional exercise, etc. ... (3 replies)
... What I have read is that generally the hypercalcemia with forteo can be dealt with by decreasing calcium supplements , decreasing vit d supplements, and perhaps decreasing dosage a bit. ... (21 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. I will be seeing the endocrinologist next week and I will keep you posted. Nancy N. ... (18 replies)
... I saw my alternative MD yesterday, and he's treating me for the severe osteoporosis that I have. ... (18 replies)
Aug 25, 2004
... I'm starting on my 6th month of Forteo injections. I inject my thigh ..... ... (121 replies)
Forteo injection
Sep 5, 2008
... My doctor recommended Forteo but after reading about the dizziness and the history of cancer in rats I am a bit scared. I have Parkinson's and cannot afford to become more unsteady. ... (8 replies)
... Wow, DesertBloom, what a great article. Thank you for posting it! It will be something I will study, for sure. ... (13 replies)
After Forteo
Sep 8, 2006
... hat do I take next. I'm on my last pen and the only recommendation I have so far from my doctor is to use Boniva indefinitely. I would really like to stay on the Forteo just one more year to see if my T scores could improve more and maybe by then there would be another alternative. ... (26 replies)

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