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Dec 20, 2007
... Thanks so much for responding. I have decided to go to an Osteoporosis specialist. My regular GP Dr. means well, but his options for me are just unacceptable. This Forteo drug cost $15,000.00 for two yrs of treatment, which is all the longer you can be on it. It's suppose to increase your bone density, but you're taking Strontium and getting the same thing for a fraction... (6 replies)
... 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)
Nov 29, 2005
... It is judynearottawa, trying to decide whether to spend my hard earned money on Forteo drug plan does not cover it ..I am 57, single, on my own, and have a minus 3.5 spine and hips score. I weigh about 118 and am 5 feet 3 inches. ... (121 replies)

Nov 11, 2005
... Thank you for your reply ..yes I have been in contact several times with the Forteo people but I doubt if they can help me as we checked all avenues so far, and have only come up with two months of the medication. ... (121 replies)
Nov 29, 2007
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Nov 29, 2007
... f so, you could have the dr fill out a "drug exception" form from your insurance co. You would have to contact the insurance co and ask how you go about doing a drug exception and to send the forms to your dr. ... (14 replies)
... e won't pay for Forteo, they usually have an appeals process that you could try to get them to pay for some of the cost. Look at your policy for Tier Change, or Drug Exception and follow the rules for trying to get them to pay for it. ... (15 replies)
... I've been on Forteo for 15 mos with no side effects and excellent bmd results. I would consider forteo at any age because it's worth it. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Flinkrock, I'm really glad you finally got the actual copay price on forteo from your insurance. But the way I look at it, is if you really need it, and it sounds like she does, then if you can swing the price it's definitely worth it. ... (13 replies)
Cost of Forteo??
Nov 10, 2004
... I've had no side effects from Forteo other than a couple of times after the injection, I had a flushed feeling which I think was just my nerves. ... (8 replies)
... I am brand new to this health board and am looking forward to receiving advice from everyone on the high cost of these meds for Osteoporosis treatments. I was diagnosed with advanced Osteoporosis and degenerative disc disease. ... (11 replies)
... and was sort of glad to be finished with Forteo. He told me I should continue to get get gains with the Actonel as the "young" bone that was developed with the Forteo mineralizes. I asked if I could try Actonel for a year or two and then go back to Forteo if I found my bone density was decreasing and he said I could. ... (17 replies)
Dec 2, 2005
... Keep the advice coming in please, as I am in Canada and Forteo is not on the Ontario Drug plan for any help. My insurance thus far is not covering it. So I am trying to negotiate what other people did about this, maybe it would help me. ... (121 replies)
... r some pain control for about 2 weeks, but am now back to full blown pain, and pain down both legs. My concern of course is how long does osteogenesis take with Forteo at this point, Also with loose hardware, I am at risk of further loosening of screws, the top 2 are completely loose or hardware breakage. ... (22 replies)
Forteo question
Dec 6, 2006
... The pharmacies inside the bigger chain stores are a little cheaper than the drug stores. ... (9 replies)
Jun 23, 2013
... A hpyodermic needle is much less in cost, drug should come in a regular vial, not these fancy pens. Needless to say due to the fact that both my Medicare and TFL are RATIONED health care providers. ... (8 replies)
Cost of Forteo??
Oct 30, 2004
... I am in the midst of having bloodwork, etc. and have next appt. with endo. in about a week. I am pretty sure she is going to start me on Forteo as I have had no luck with oral meds due to IBS, etc. My question is, how much is this medication? ... (8 replies)
... are there any coupons or supplimental help avalable to lower the cost of the Forteo Injectable drug and if so, where? ... (1 replies)
Forteo price
Feb 24, 2009
... How Much Does the Drug Forteo Cost (0 replies)
... d up with worrying that every little twinge of discomfort in my back is a fractured vertebra. I've read so many posts on these boards from those who have tried a drug and had improvement in one area but a decrease in another. Or obtained some increases and then lost them. ... (7 replies)

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