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... 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 think is a common side effect. Go to the Forteo site and you will see all the possible side-effects. If this does not subside in another 3-4 days, talk w/your Dr. Tell me please, did you notice your heart beating differently? I have heart "skips" (for lack of a more technical term) & 2 hours after my first injection, my heart went wacky from 2 pm until 7 am the next... (7 replies)
... My pen was out of the refrigerator for about two hours in a motel room that was air conditioned but not real cold. It was on the counter in the travel kit - unzipped - but with the cool packs inside. I talked to a Lilly rep on the phone and she said even if the pen got to 70 degrees for that period of time, it would be OK. You should call their hotline number and tell... (3 replies)

... Help! I forgot and left my Forteo out of the refrigerator for a couple of hours after I took the injection. I can't find anything in the Forteo manuals or on the Forteo site about whether it's still safe to use. Has anyone else done this and if so, what happened? ... (3 replies)
... to make sure you haven't hit a blood vein. If blood comes into the syringe when you pull back on the plunger then you need to change the needle and move to a new injection site. You change the needle to prevent cross contamination or causing an infection at the injection site and always clean the site before giving yourself a shot. ... (24 replies)
... The hardest part of injecting Forteo ...for me.... ... (7 replies)
... About an hour after the injection I was dressing for bed and noticed that there is a good size, reddened "splotch" around the injection site. ... (11 replies)
... when the Forteo is over. ... (24 replies)
... This is my first time to post a message. I discovered HealthBoards while researching Forteo and it has helped in my decision to give it a try. It is good to be able to read what other's have experienced and to share experiences. ... (7 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've been having a problem with the Forteo injection seeping out of my leg a little, and wondered if anyone had experienced this, or has a solution. ... (21 replies)
... I started Forteo one week ago. It was very hard for me to decide to do it, mainly because I have an aversion to needles. ... (7 replies)
... to hit a nerve, at some point that place will usually become numb, which you don't want to happen. If you feel a sting that travels up or down from the point of injection you hit a larger nerve. There's nothing really dangerous about this, but it will hurt more than usual. ... (37 replies)
... Can't help you re the redness at injection site as i am not a Forteo user but i do hope others jump in and keep this site active as this was the first one i joined and i would love to see it prospering with info and data .... goodluck taupe.. ... (5 replies)
... What a day this has been, I went to my forteo classes and they were wonderful, the registered nurse gave a wonderful presentation and I walked away from the class feeling very empowered. ... (24 replies)
... and Phosphorous checked. Also if you want to know if the Forteo is working, you should ask the Dr for a bonemarker test. ... (24 replies)
... The first time I used Forteo I was so nervous. ... (15 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)
... Like you, I have been on Forteo for three months and have finally gotten pretty comfortable giving myself an injection. I have only used my thighs so far. ... (24 replies)
... I would agree with your dr that you should see an allergy specialist. Forteo is a genetically engineered parathyroid hormone modeled after the substances that exists in our bodies. ... (2 replies)

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