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... The hardest part of injecting Forteo ...for me.... ... (7 replies)
... After fielding comments from fellow Forteo users here, doing a bit of online research, and talking to the "good folks" at Forteo, I became quite leery of the doctor's instructions. ... (15 replies)
... The previous dose was not fully injected into the skin. When this happens, the dose knob can become difficult to rotate and the blue injection button can become hard to push in. ... (4 replies)

... I will be starting the Forteo injection on the 1st. I have been reading the posts concerning Forteo and I am confused and scared. My dr decided to put me on Forteo after my bd test was 3.6 in my spine. The injections was mailed to my house and I starting to read the instructions. ... (12 replies)
... You'll all find that you'll be doing it without thinking about it in the real near future without having to read the instructions. I think the instructions are way too complicated. I'll explain later when I can sit longer. Cheers to you guys, you did a GOOD JOB!!!!!! ... (24 replies)
... The only injection site I've used is my abdomen but the instructions indicate you can use your thigh also. The clinical trials only had patients using those 2 injection sites and I would stay with that to make sure it's effective. I wish I knew why these areas were recommended. ... (24 replies)
... ake a full five seconds to be completely released. And the second time I used it, I must have counted to five pretty fast, because I did see the dreaded drop of Forteo on my skin. ... (10 replies)
... The shot is nothing to worry about. The instructions are step by step which you will probably memorize after about a week of daily injections. I got paper instructions and also a Video. I learned on a Friday from my doctor's nurse, and then was on my own over the weekend. ... (37 replies)
... I'm just wondering about what the dr did or didn't tell you about the Forteo, and am a bit confused. I could type up the instructions on the pen, but they would be identical to whats in the box that the pen is in. ... (12 replies)
... to be doing something. I really don't know the information he will glean from these tests. He doesn't want me to have a repeat DEXA for about 19 months. He said Forteo doesn't show results on those tests for about that long. Beats me. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the clarification. I've got the "process" down pat now, and don't need the instructions. I'm more comfortable knowing about the little bit of medication that comes out when I prime it ~~ I was afraid I was wasting it. I appreciate everybody's help here. BTW, my endocrinologist said I could use the same needle 2-3 times before changing it if I want. Does... (37 replies)
... and frightened of the shots and we were surprised how easy it was to do them and how little pain was involved. The Lilly drug company provides a travel bag and instructions if you need to travel with the drug. ... (13 replies)
... how do you stick yourself. Does it need to go deep. Do you do it fast or just push. I bet you really think I'm silly, but I don't know. I read the instructions and I think I now understand how to operate the pen but the correct way to do the injection is not discussed. I don't have a clue. ... (12 replies)
... The more patients who are approved the more the insurance company will stop denying patients, hopefully. The nurse at my doctor's office showed me how to do the injection and I tried my first one there then I was on my own. The instructions with the pens are easy to understand if you forget. ... (10 replies)
... I do sometimes. I try to keep the needle in a little longer than they advise, but sometimes I still get a drop on the surface. Good luck. I'm about to start my second year. This is my anniversary! (10 replies)
... I finally started on the Forteo last Monday and so far, so good. It's much easier than I anticipated. I did have a question and thought you might be able to help. ... (10 replies)
... I went to the Endocrinologist office and had the treatment nurse show me how to do the injection and watch me do the first one, and answer my questions. ... (4 replies)
... pot you inject, especially since your skin is very fragile. There's alot of area of skin to choose to poke into. Sounds like pretty soon you'll be able to do the injection without the instructions! ... (15 replies)




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