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... making. What put him over the top was the recommendation from my gynecologist last week. I'd said, "Forteo costs so much!" and he said, "A hip fracture costs a lot more. ... (17 replies)
... I am conflicted about a repeat bone density test. My endo said not to have one before being on Forteo for at least 18 months because the results wouldn't show up and I'd get discouraged. ... (3 replies)
... increase the bone mass by "filling in" these "holes". The bisphosphonates slow the natural dying of bone cells, whilst Forteo and Preos increase the natural bone growth that has slowed down with age. ... (21 replies)

... s, and luckily I don't have to take them very often. I get really sick from them and my mom was the same way. Actually the side effects you're getting from the Forteo are almost exactly like the ones I get from anti, so you see, we are all different in what we can take. ... (7 replies)
... I am reading "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Ostyeoporosis" by Felicia Cosman, M.D., which was recommended by someone on this board. In the book she makes a very good point about the fact that once you stop taking Forteo, you need to start taking Fosomax or some other bone building drug or you will lose the bone mass you have gained from the Forteo. Many of those... (21 replies)
... You are entirely right. Keep your appointment and discuss what tests are NECESSARY since YOU must pay all costs out of pocket. ... (7 replies)
... I have been on Forteo since last March and have had bloodwork 2X, the last time in August. ... (3 replies)
... ood part, is that I am finding new friends like you people out there, and I am quite a poltical advocate now for the rights of people with Osteroporsois who need Forteo and cannot pay that exhoribitant amount. ... (18 replies)
... Has any of you had any side effects from the forteo shots? ... (24 replies)
... Eli Lilly Drug Company, the manufacturer of Forteo, has a program called "Lillyanswers" that helps seniors who qualify with the costs of Forteo if it is prescribed by a doctor. ... (1 replies)
Cost of Forteo??
Nov 5, 2004
... Oh yeah - maybe you could also try the nasal spray, if you can't take pills - it's called Calcitonin. I'm not sure how much it costs, but it has to be cheaper than Forteo. (8 replies)
Nov 30, 2007
... I have AARP now, I did have Humana but changed last year as they didn't cover some other drugs. I really won't know till after the first about going on it. Will have to do some checking. What kind of Doctor are you going to. I went to an endocrinologist once and she mentioned it and I said I couldn't afford it and she didn't offer any help. I am not low income but paying for... (14 replies)
... My husband is in his third month of Forteo. He's 57, and seven years of Fosamax didn't improve his bone density, so Forteo was a last resort for him. As you may know, Forteo is recombinant parathyroid hormone, and it actually grows new bone. ... (7 replies)
... I've been on forteo for 19 mos now, which contains recombinant human parathyroid hormone, but it's a daily injection, just like what taape mentioned. ... (3 replies)
... you money if your scan showed improved density so you would not have to purchase additional supplements. It's a good idea to get a private scan, in the U.S. it costs about 98 British pounds. ... (5 replies)
Jun 14, 2006
... Natto is very different from tempeh. In the oriental market where I buy it, natto is reasonably priced; the cheapest 100g package costs just $1.10 and that's the one I buy. In the google news article I mentioned earlier, it says that tofu intake was not associated with reduced bone loss. To find that article, don't just do a normal google search; instead type "natto" in the... (4 replies)
... prescription costs anually, so it wouldn't cover even a months supply of Forteo. I'll have to wait on that one. ... (8 replies)
... Taape, thanks, and yes, you can now get Forteo here. Problem is, our Provincial Pharmacare will not cover it. ... (6 replies)
... I have a friend that is going to the UK and is willing to get me strontium renelate. Does anyone have any idea what is costs or if I will need a perscription? ... (14 replies)
... I searched on forteo and weight loss. One article that turned up was "weight loss can mean bone loss" . ... (29 replies)

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