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... Hi: Just curious, but are you referring to the women who unfortunately passed in July of 2006, or something related to the clinical trials? TIA (17 replies)
... A follow up to the above thread is that this story will probably be carried by the major networks once all the facts have been accumulated. (17 replies)
... Osteosarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer which can lead to pain, disability, and even death. Early Forteo studies were cancelled after osteosarcoma was incidentally discovered in a study involving rats. ... (6 replies)

... I just wrote a long post to you and lost it so I hope I include everything I mentioned. ... (17 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)
... with starting Forteo. Since you have had zero fractures, it would take a lot of thought before starting on a medication with a black box warning. I am also 55 and had absolutely no symptoms of osteoporosis until my right foot started hurting for a couple of weeks, then felt a sharp pain and it fractured. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Jackie and Welcome... Do you know what is wrong with your back? ... (5 replies)
... fire I didn't know about the option to continue forteo either, glad you mentioned it. ... (17 replies)
... It was recommended to my 22 year old daughter with severe osteoporosis that she try Forteo. The link to Osteosarcoma in rats has made me wary about using it on her. Her grandmother died of ewing sarcoma. Any one know anything about this treatment? ... (0 replies)
... effect from this drug, I'll really regret taking it, but I also thought, what if ten years down the line this is the front line treatment established to be safe and I didn't take it and was suffering when that didn't have to be. I think life is filled with "the road not taken" choices. ... (8 replies)
... My doctor discouraged me from having a dexa scan before being on Forteo for 18 months. He told me that although there is bone growth, it does not mineralize enough to show up on the scan before that. ... (12 replies)
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... choice. When I was on Fosamax before going to Forteo, it was not building up any bone in my spine, which is why we changed to Forteo. According to the doctor, Forteo is now five years on the market and there is still no report of any human osteosarcoma. ... (12 replies)
... I'm new to the board also. I had to make the same decision as you concerning Fosamax, Actonel or Forteo. I also have severe osteoporosis and did take Actonel for a short while. ... (5 replies)
... osomax after a year to maintain bone that has been gained. I also had terrible joint pain from this drug but I would reconsider trying this as I do believe that forteo is the only real bone building drug on the market right now. ... (21 replies)
... The only thing I noticed from the first shot was a very slight dizziness, but it "really" didn't last for more than a 20 seconds, and then it never returned. ... (3 replies)
... D, talked DH through his first injection, and answered all our questions. ... (3 replies)
... I also had a failed fusion which left me in horrendous pain and visibly deformed. ... (22 replies)
... I decided to take it because I need back surgery which I can't get until my bone density improves. Plus, I can't tolerate the biophosphates and this seemed like a good solution to that problem. I'm going to ask for a bone scan though just to see if there's any indication of osteosarcoma. ... (8 replies)
PaTH Study results
Aug 12, 2005
... there were some mild adverse events in a small number of patients, including headache, dizziness, nausea, increases in serum calcium, and itching at the injection site. ... (3 replies)

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