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... It was recommended to my 22 year old daughter with severe osteoporosis that she try Forteo. The link to Osteosarcoma in rats has made me wary about using it on her. Her grandmother died of ewing sarcoma. Any one know anything about this treatment? ... (0 replies)
... Osteosarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer which can lead to pain, disability, and even death. Early Forteo studies were cancelled after osteosarcoma was incidentally discovered in a study involving rats. ... (6 replies)
... ll try to answer your questions the best I can. In the Forteo v Fosamax Trial for Back Pain Study, they reported a significant reduction in back pain in the Forteo group and no reduction of pain in the Fosamax group. ... (17 replies)

... about this, since we all knew that something like this could possibly happen, but what is real important to remember, is that there still is no link between the forteo and the cancer. This patient had an extremely complex medical history with several other severe diseases. ... (17 replies)
... I just wrote a long post to you and lost it so I hope I include everything I mentioned. ... (17 replies)
... I didn't have any luck with the other meds, plus forteo works better anyway. It's nothing like a regular injection unless you've had experience with these really small needles. ... (32 replies)
... Hi Jackie and Welcome... Do you know what is wrong with your back? ... (5 replies)
... To be compeletly honest...I stopped taking forteo because I could not shake my anxiety about taking the forteo and its association with osteosarcoma. Now this news makes me even more nervous about getting back on forteo. ... (17 replies)
... Well, by that same logic, you should never go to a hospital for any reason, since nearly 10,000 people a year die from hospital-acquired infections. ;) (17 replies)
... Atmgd, I'm glad you had some improvement on forteo and you're right forteo is the only U.S. drug that "actually" builds "new" bone, which is why they use it prior to bone surgeries. ... (17 replies)
... I'm new to the board also. I had to make the same decision as you concerning Fosamax, Actonel or Forteo. I also have severe osteoporosis and did take Actonel for a short while. ... (5 replies)
... osomax after a year to maintain bone that has been gained. I also had terrible joint pain from this drug but I would reconsider trying this as I do believe that forteo is the only real bone building drug on the market right now. ... (21 replies)
... The only thing I noticed from the first shot was a very slight dizziness, but it "really" didn't last for more than a 20 seconds, and then it never returned. ... (3 replies)
... D, talked DH through his first injection, and answered all our questions. ... (3 replies)
... ll rats are predisposed to "some" cancers, but not all of the types we humans see. When they started the study they couldn't have known that the rats would get osteosarcoma from Forteo. ... (17 replies)
... The first human death from osteosarcoma has been reported in a patient who was taking Forteo. ... (17 replies)
... with starting Forteo. Since you have had zero fractures, it would take a lot of thought before starting on a medication with a black box warning. I am also 55 and had absolutely no symptoms of osteoporosis until my right foot started hurting for a couple of weeks, then felt a sharp pain and it fractured. ... (11 replies)
... ed to know he offered me another course of treatment with Forteo. I said I didn't know one could have another course, but apparently more studies have been done and so far, no osteosarcomas. I told him that I'd been nervous about the osteosarcoma and was sort of glad to be finished with Forteo. ... (17 replies)
... there were no Human deaths during the clinical trials, just what we already know about the rat testing. Sorry if that wasn't made clear. In the general public, osteosarcoma occurs at 4 in 1 million patients. ... (17 replies)
... I don't suspect that Lily will say anything until the cause of death is determined, the osteosarcoma could be a result of one of the patients other diseases and not Forteo, that's something we don't know yet. Hopefully your Dr. ... (17 replies)

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