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... 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)
... Some of us here have just finished our two years on Forteo and we can't believe how fast it went and how easy it was to get used to the injections. ... (32 replies)
... on the DEXA test, but I do have a femur fracture which is not healing well, so that's why the Forteo was recommended. ... (32 replies)

Forteo Spare Tire
Dec 16, 2005
... This question is not for me. I have been on Forteo since Nov 1, 2005, with no issues whatsoever. ... (23 replies)
... intends to keep taking Forteo past the 24 months, BTW. I guess if he, knowledgeable as he his, is willing to take the risks, hubby is more apt to listen to him. ... (17 replies)
... I have been on Forteo for about 3 months and really very comfortable with the injections but the only place I use in the abdomen area. I would like to try someplace else. ... (24 replies)
Forteo Headaches
Mar 19, 2005
... Hi! This is my first time posting, although I have been reading the osteoporosis posts for a long time, especially about Forteo. I just started using the Forteo shots two weeks ago. They are not bad at all, although the thought of taking the shots for up to two more years is pretty discouraging. ... (4 replies)
... I never had any pain from it aside from a little soreness at the injection sites. ... (9 replies)
... but it really hurts and I end up with a bruise. Most of the time it's just not painful although sometimes it bleeds alittle. I switch injection sites from left one day to the right the next day to the middle the next and repeat it. Just in case the medicine doesn't travel around in the system or something. ... (28 replies)
... o one can predict how much bone you will or will not increase with any of these medications. It is all very much an individual thing. Your doctor is correct that Forteo is the only currently approved medication that is proven to increase bone. ... (19 replies)
Sciatic nerve pain
Sep 19, 2005
... Chronie, I hope the pain is just a temporary reaction to the bike seat. We just got new equipment at our gym and boy is the bike seat a killer. I hope they didn't throw out the old ones, which were much more comfortable. They are still remodeling, but I think I'll stick to the treadmill and cross-trainer if I can't find the old bikes. (4 replies)
Sciatic nerve pain
Sep 19, 2005
... I haven't quite reached the end of my first month on Forteo. I alternate tummy and thigh injection sites, mostly the tummy, because I must also give myself a vitamin B12 injection once a week. ... (4 replies)

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