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... It seems a lot of doctors are scripting Forteo and not encouraging any testing for at least a year. ... (3 replies)
... I can only assume it is what she considers a vitamin D deficiency given the dosage she has me on. How is the person you know who is vitamin D deficient doing with the Forteo? ... (6 replies)
... start the pamidronate. I hope to find out at my next appointment on the 1st of March just what her goal is for the vitamin D level. My PTH isn't down to 30 yet but its getting closer. ... (17 replies)

... I love the mutual aid aspect of the boards. Plus there is also a fun and entertaining aspect. I have to curb my time on the board, because sitting for long periods is definitely not as good for the bones as moving . ... (14 replies)
... Just got back from my doctor's visit and as promised, I will discuss my results. I hope this comes out clearly, because I am surprised at the results of my dexa. ... (6 replies)
... Wildflowers: I also have had heart problems with my electrical system (brief paroxysmal tachycardia), but I did not notice any increase from the Forteo. The side effects of Forteo which I did notice were: (a) very slight dizzyness, but not enough to worry about; (b) diarrhea, which seemed to be associated with injections on the left side of my abdomen, so I now only inject... (24 replies)
... What tests did your doctor script before starting you on Forteo once he determined you were a candidate for it? ... (6 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear about your discouraging results. All I can tell you is that my doctor told me not to have a dexa before being on Forteo for at least 18 months because it would appear that the drug was not working. Something about the bone growing but not calcifying enough to show up on the scan. ... (13 replies)
... umping in! It's good to hear. I didn't really think I'd lose all my gains in a month, but I was hoping to coordinate my doctor's appointment with the end of my Forteo treatment, so that I could talk about my options from here without losing any time. Unfortunately, the appointment will just have to wait. ... (32 replies)
... I'm sorry about the dizziness. I have to say, I'd have been happy for a loss of appetite. I've gained some weight these past two years and I'm not sure if that also plays into the bone density gains. ... (13 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. ... (3 replies)
... I am a big baby too when it comes to shots. I am well into my first year on forteo and the injections are ok. I will be glad when giving myself a shot every night is over with. As far as learning to do it , after the first time it's ok. ... (37 replies)
... I don't recall exactly what my Vitamin D level was, but I recall that it was not close to the borderline. ... (33 replies)
... or lead you to request more diagnostic work. It was indicated that low production of pth in hypoparathyroid will lead to reduced calcium levels in your bones and blood, and an increase in phosphorous and a decrease in magnesium. ... (31 replies)
After Forteo
Sep 11, 2006
... Strontium Ranelate is not available in the U.S. yet. It is similar to the Bisphosphonate category. If you Google it you'll find articles on it, and see if it helps any. ... (26 replies)
Feb 17, 2005
... Jacque, you have me totally confused! In your earliest post you said that you started Forteo in March 2003 and had significant improvement in DEXA scan by December 2003. ... (121 replies)
... h your bone spec. being in only one day a week. And, sorry to hear your endo is not so helpful. As you know I have dr. issues as well.Let me know how your vit d comes out and what if anything will need to be done. ... (20 replies)
... The forteo regimen is difficult,we put alot of hope into the project and also alot of effort with exercise. I have only been on the forteo now for about 8 months. I have noticed ,however, a transition in my thinking. ... (6 replies)
... am sources that say not to take strontium with Forteo. I've been thinking about doing this, but have wondered about it. I see an MD who works with alternatives and he seems to think it's fine. But another doctor, my endocrinologist is sure to say no, since he's anti supplement. ... (70 replies)
... I've read of severall people who have experienced the bone and joint aches. ... (4 replies)

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