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After Forteo
Sep 21, 2006
... Good luck with your appt. I hope the doc has a good alternative to forteo, or lets you stay on it. ... (26 replies)
Mar 17, 2005
... Hello mesquitelady!! I really hate to hear that you had an unusual reaction to Forteo. I would think that it would have to be the cause since you had no problems before and your symptoms stopped after taking it. ... (121 replies)
... I too am wondering about your reaction to forteo. ... (21 replies)

... Hi champy and welcome to the osteo board ! I am still having trouble wrapping my mind around your osteoporosis at age 20. ... (4 replies)
... Like many of you, I am approaching the end of my treatment with Forteo and am starting to think about options. A while ago, I read something about the infusion drug Denosumab and wondered if it might be a good alternative to bisphosphonates. ... (9 replies)
... I've taken both Actonel and Forteo and never had any side effects. The side effects they list are only possible side effects. It doesn't mean you would have to have them. I also didn't gain any bone density while on these. ... (9 replies)
... We have some tonight in the community that we live in and it's such a nice alternative to the daily medical issues. ... (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. ... (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)
... I can't understand why your doctors left you to wait 6 months after the end of your Forteo treatment regarding your participation in the clinical trial for the PTH patch. ... (23 replies)
... 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)
... I prefer to get my calcium from food. Every other day I eat a 15 oz. can of sardines or jack mackerel, high in calcium, divided into 4 portions eaten 2 hours apart. ... (24 replies)
After Forteo
May 21, 2009
... Several studies have shown that, in the year after stopping Forteo, BMD will continue to improve if bisphosphonates are taken, but will decline if bisphosphonates are not taken. ... (3 replies)
... Hi DesertBloom. Has your doctor said anything about taking hormones with the forteo? I'm asking because I go to an alternative doc who is recommending low dose bioidentical HRT (including testosterone). He knows about the FORTEO, but is not an expert. (15 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. I take care of my elderly parents one day a week and have to drive a distance to get there. You seem to be doing well on this drug. ... (8 replies)
Aug 25, 2004
... I'm starting on my 6th month of Forteo injections. I inject my thigh ..... ... (121 replies)
... I found the shots more comfortable in the belly, actually. But .... when I suspected these flabby rolls were from the Forteo I switched to thighs only. ... (73 replies)

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