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... I felt like Forteo was possibly my light at the end of the tunnel. ... (5 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)
... When he has his next bone marker test, you'll "want" to see an "increase" in score. When you take bisphos's you want a low score and with forteo you want a high score, because they work conversely. ... (3 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)
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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)
... or your warning. I'm very familiar with the dangers and my doc even told me about the labs rats, monkeys and pigs but hasn't mentioned any human that have gotten osteosarcoma from Forteo. ... (4 replies)
... The tentative plan is for my husband to do two years on Forteo, then to Fosamax for a while, and then back to Forteo for another round. ... (3 replies)
... It was interesting. Don't forget that you can only use Forteo for 24 months. However, most of the safety studies were stopped at 18 months because of osteosaorcomas that turned up in mice. ... (3 replies)
... Having a "black box warning" is a long way from being a "side effect," considering that no human to anyone's knowledge has developed an osteosarcoma after being on Forteo. ... (7 replies)
... Hi turtlelady-- I just sent in my husband's papers to the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC this past Friday. I am waiting for an appointment for him there. If you wouldn't mind, would you be willing to tell me which doctor you saw at the HSS. I want to choose the right one this time around. My husband has a failed lumbar fusion (two levels). I am glad to know... (22 replies)
... Forteo is a recombinant human parathyroid medication which is used to stimulate bone growth. It involves daily self-injection, usually for 18 months to 2 years. It carries a very, very small risk of osteosarcoma (bone cancer). For me it was quite miraculous. I also had a failed fusion which left me in horrendous pain and visibly deformed. I strongly recommend you see the... (22 replies)
... Hi All: Additional info has been released on this case, however the patients cause of death is still unknown. Scroll to Forteo. www.lilly.com.au/health/medicine.cfm . (17 replies)
... DesertBloom is right, we don't have all the information but I sure hope that it is eventually released and that the Forteo was not the cause because it has helped so many people already. ... (17 replies)
... Desert Bloom, I have my next dr. check in two weeks, and I plan to talk to him about that and also what my choices are for when I am finished with the Forteo. Have you finished your 2 years yet, and what will you do next? I am starting my 18th month in December. Thanks for your post, I have to admit that it does scare me a little, but also agree with you about the fact... (17 replies)
... This is not good news--I did find one article about the death in July 2006. Does anybody think there was another one also? I hope not. I would assume that as soon as it was discovered the patient stopped the forteo. What does comorbid mean? I guess the article was implying that there were other possible causes for the cancer. (17 replies)
... 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. I know one person who is also on Forteo that I speak with on the phone. ... (8 replies)
... I just rad this on PubHealth. I am not giving you medical advice but I think it's good to know this.. Warning Teriparatide injection causes osteosarcoma (cancer of the bones) in laboratory rats. It is possible that teriparatide injection may also increase the chances that humans will develop this rare but serious cancer. Because of this risk, teriparatide injection should... (1 replies)
... Just read this on PubHealth.. good to know. Warning Teriparatide injection causes osteosarcoma (cancer of the bones) in laboratory rats. It is possible that teriparatide injection may also increase the chances that humans will develop this rare but serious cancer. Because of this risk, teriparatide injection should not be used to prevent osteoporosis, to treat mild... (6 replies)
Forteo
Dec 2, 2011
... I am concerning about learning of the osteosarcoma in rats from it. It was recommended for my 22 year old daughter with devere osteoporosis. ... (14 replies)




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