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... I just read about beginning Forteo and your concerns. I am hoping to be on Forteo soon myself and also have some concerns. I am looking for a clinical trial as I have no drug plan and the cost here near Ottawa is quite expensive .. ... (10 replies)
Vitamin k
Jan 3, 2009
... Here's the Cleveland Clinic pdf on Forteo. Pay particular attention to the paragraph on calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus metabolism with Forteo. ... (5 replies)
... g a condition.Also Desertbloom says if you catch the fracture early something can be done about it. If you put it to your primary care doctor in a certain way , and perhaps in writing, I do not see how they could ignore your request. ... (11 replies)

... I had been on Forteo for 12 months when I was tested. ... (25 replies)
... Wow!! That was a heck of a major improvement in bone density. May all of us Forteo users be so fortunate!!! What else did you do besides the Forteo? ... (25 replies)
... It was 60 mg started at a 2 hour drip rate. I experienced some very mild tingling in my lips and wrists, so mild I wasn't sure whether to even bother mentioning them to the nurse or not. My drip was slowed to a 4 hour rate. ... (22 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Nov 5, 2004
... like you. I study EVERY medication that a doctor gives me before taking it. I am taking Forteo which does have a black box warning, but after thorough research and a lot of conversation between myself, my GP and especially my Rheumatologist, I decided to go with Forteo. ... (5 replies)
... Well, I wonder whether your doc will have an opinion about the holding steady on the second year dexa. At least you didn't lose and that is a very good thing indeed. Between fosamax and actonel, which do you think that you will be taking ? ... (11 replies)
... I've been on Forteo almost a year now. Three weeks ago I had my bone scan and had good results. ... (9 replies)
... As we are discussing on another thread dexa results on different machines can vary . This is accepted by the professionals as real and not just our conjecture. ... (4 replies)
... Osteoporosis, teriparatide, and dosing of calcium and vitamin D. ... (19 replies)
After Forteo
Sep 11, 2006
... I am new to this health board and thought it would be good to jump in here. ... (26 replies)
... ionized calcium, vitamin D 25 hydroxy, vitamin D1 25 hydroxy and serum calcium blood draws to be done. Also the Endo preferred my PTH be below 30 prior to my starting Forteo. ... (20 replies)
Feb 22, 2005
... but I've forgotten or she didn't mention how much higher she wants my Vitamin D 25 hydroxy before she will start me on Forteo. ... (121 replies)
... I think you have been on Forteo longer than anyone else that has posted on this board. I'm so glad to hear that you have had no broken bones for a year. I'm been on Forteo for 10 months. ... (28 replies)
... I know EXACTLY how you feel, but try to look at no change as holding steady and therefore no loss, which is considered to be a gain. ... (21 replies)
... Wow, you certainly have been "blessed" with more than a few nasty health problems! I refused both Fosamax and Actonel due to my Crohn's disease. I'm just NOT willing to take the chance of aggravating the Crohn's with them. ... (17 replies)
... Barring some vit d metabolic problem, your d level will stabilize at a good level when you arrive at your adequate dose. Vit d is stored in fat tissue but it is also used by your body daily. ... (10 replies)
... The doctor wants me to treat it aggressively and go on Forteo, but I'm not sure if that's the best way to go, particularly since I've read that Forteo builds bone in the spine, but is has little effects on BMD in the hips. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks osteoblast for responding again! I will ask my primary doctor next time I see her to get a copy of my vitamin D test results. I have never really been told exactly what they were, just that they were normal. Of course as I am learning "normal" is a relative term. ... (11 replies)

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