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... after several months my insurance company finally approved forteo. Initially they denied it but my doctor fought for me and I received the letter yesterday. Now what? ... (10 replies)
... I've only been on it a short while. I'm looking forward to having my next bone density test. I know that the shots are terribly expensive. Thankfully I have insurance that covers a big part of the cost. I have Lupus and have to take a lot of other meds so even with my insurance, I have a lot of medication expenses. ... (11 replies)
... hormones. I have health insurance but it will not cover all these meds. Does anyone know about any kind of assistance for medications like Forteo? ... (11 replies)

... Hi paprbkrtr...I'll be finished with the Forteo injections in March. ... (21 replies)
... Hi Aleta: When I went to the class they told us to leave the needle in to the count of 5, but I worried about counting too fast and whether I was getting the whole shot. Anyway I now count to 10 and am sure I'm getting it all. Once you get to a certain point on the pen you can tell by looking at the lines how much went in, but that won't happen until the plunger moves... (3 replies)
... Can you ask the PA if his insurance is paying for the Forteo beyond the 24 mos? ... (17 replies)
... My orthopedist has prescribed Forteo, but after fighting with the insurance co. ... (0 replies)
... Sorry your mom is having such a hard time, but the Forteo should help a lot. They are now using Forteo to speed the healing of fractures and joint replacements because it grows new bone so fast. ... (12 replies)
... any bigger or longer needle if I was going to be giving an injection in "my" abdomen. I really thought the abdominal injections would be the worst!! Not at all. Easier, actually. ... (73 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)
... I've been on Forteo for four months now. ... (24 replies)
... Due to the expense of this medication and my insurance co. declining to pay for it, there was no way I could afford it. In a way this has been a blessing. ... (2 replies)
... the score should be low and with the Forteo it will go up, or that's what you want it to do. If you need verification on this I can post the article explaining this again. ... (17 replies)
... I wouldn't take the Boniva with the Forteo. It sounds to me that your dr gave it to you for a back up if your insurance didn't pay for the Forteo. Boniva would interfere with the benefits of Forteo. You can check with your dr, but don't take both meds. ... (12 replies)
... Why is your mom unable to do the injections herself? ... (12 replies)
... Rosegarden...I surely wish I had been started on Forteo several years ago! My periods stopped after the birth of my 3rd child at 36...at that time, no one even thought about osteoporosis and me! ... (32 replies)
... You know, that is one thing that kinda surprised and then bugged me, that my insurance doesn't pay for the needles for injections. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Spongebones; I share your frustration with expensive prescription medications-especially those that require injection-that don't deliver. I'm almost 52 and in great shape, doing all the right things etc. To look at me, you'd never think there is this insidious disease ravaging my bones. While I've never tried Forteo, I did almost a year of daily injections of hGh (human... (7 replies)
... and my insurance only covers a small amount of that cost! ... (11 replies)
... I also read the myth of osteoporosis and I was truly impressed, I do believe that is why I am having so much concern with starting the forteo injections. ... (18 replies)




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