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... Ask at your local pharmacy. I am on weekly B12 injections. My local pharmacy will take needles and dispose of them. I wasn't given a Sharps container so I keep them in a used butter container with cover. ... (8 replies)
... urine tests done would take them, but it seemed kind of nervy to walk in and ask if I could dispose of my needles there. I guess, for now, I'll wait til my next doctor's appointment for anything. I'm due in a few months for my 6 mo. gynecological checkup. ... (8 replies)
... that I had success on a plane trip which took me about 12 hours from my home to my destination by putting the pen in the little travel bag with the cold packs, then putting that in an insulated lunch bag with ice packs around it. ... (80 replies)

... but I did not take them as there were enough needles in the starter kit to last the 28 days for the first pen. And, of course, at that time I didn't know for sure if I would be staying on the Forteo. ... (12 replies)
... My needles are 5mm. They are the same as the ones that came with the starter kit. It's surprising that the Forteo line rep would express concern about a 31 gauge needle when they come in the starter kit. ... (12 replies)
... Before I ever went to the doctor, I had already read about Forteo on the web and had read it was a pen with a very small needle. Otherwise, I would have told the doctor from the getgo that we would have to go with Fosamax. ... (12 replies)
... I took Forteo aboard a plane for the first time in December and all went very well. ... (8 replies)
... Go to the forteo web site and print their letter that you need to take with you when you travel. ... (8 replies)
Forteo question
Nov 18, 2006
... Now that you mentioned it, I noticed the jamming situation several times when I was trying to empty the pen completely after I finished with it and wasn't sure if I should leave the remainder of the med in the pen before I dispose of it at our local fire station. ... (9 replies)
... I got the same travel bag with my first pen of forteo. ... (8 replies)
... Yesterday I got my Forteo script filled for the first time, as I've been using the free one from Lilly. ... (9 replies)
... Part of my problem is that when I got my first shopment of Forteo I was not at home and I had told my husband to unpack it and save the stuff it came in and to put the Forteo in the frig. ... (15 replies)
... I have a slight variation. I have a small insulated lunch bag type carrier. I put a one pound frozen blue ice thingee in the bottom and my pen in it's carrier on the top. The pen carrier acts as insulation so the pen does not freeze. ... (8 replies)
... pened up the ice chest and showed them the box, I didn't even need to pull out the pen. One time I wasn't paying attention while putting my shoes back on and the pen in the box was put through the xray machine. I don't think it ruined the medication. ... (6 replies)
... f the information I now understand of this drug has been gathered from this forum...and I thank you all for that! I was given a "travel kit" from the Dr. but no pen or needles...and no free meds. A video that came with the travel kit explained the procedure and helped take away my fear... ... (10 replies)
... o the Forteo. He couldn't figure out why I needed the needles and not the pen. ... (10 replies)
... I didn't have any luck with the other meds, plus forteo works better anyway. It's nothing like a regular injection unless you've had experience with these really small needles. ... (32 replies)
... at complicated, but he told me he'd had a "Nobel prize winner" in recently who simply could not catch on the routine of the pen. He really wanted to go over the pen mechanics much more than the actual injection. ... (4 replies)
... You're going to be so jealous of me, Chronie, because I got about ten needles in my starter kit, and another 30 with the medication when it came in the mail. They were the right size and everything! ... (80 replies)
... My doctor said the pen could really be used for more than 28 days, but that the trials in Germany used the pen for 28 days and the drug couldn't be marketed there unless there was a 28 day limit on the pen, so it's that way everywhere. ... (12 replies)

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