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... Hi: It's because they didn't do any studying on it beyond 2 yrs for humans. In the rat studies they stopped at 2 yrs as well, because of the cancer problems seen in the rats. However, the rats were given 3-80 times the daily dose than humans, and they also rec'd it for their entire lives. I personally don't believe you can compare what happened to the rats and apply it to... (17 replies)
... i'm really curious about how all of you managed to get around the warnings... what pushed you over the fear of the osteosarcoma??? (8 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)

... Each Forteo pen comes with three inserts. One of the inserts has the black box warning and tons of information. ... (13 replies)
... There usually aren't any limits on these plans unless she has one I'm not familiar with. Yes, you take forteo for 2 years. ... (8 replies)
... D Just making a general philosophical point. I will never be a candidate for Forteo myself. I don't know what information is routinely given by doctors, but I read that a medication guide with more detail must accompany each prescription. ... (13 replies)
... deep feeling. We don't know whether the Forteo is causing it or if it's something else. ... (7 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Oct 8, 2006
... with "no" known incidences of it from Forteo users. Anyone who actually contracted the cancer already had bone diseases other than osteo, or where rec'ving chemo, or had preexisting bone cancer already. ... (15 replies)
... ch engine you will get tons of information about it. Why not print out some of the stuff and show it to your doctor and ask if it might be appropriate for you. Forteo has only been on the market for a few years and some doctors who are not experts in endocrinology might not even know about it. ... (14 replies)
... I take Forteo and have had wonderful results. ... (17 replies)
... I have posted this before but will do it again to offer some insight to others. Here is what is being said about Forteo at PubHedalth. I can't imagine the benefit risk ratio being positive for Forteo after reading this. ... (4 replies)
... head with Forteo and compared blood calcium levels of the two, which were about the same. ... (2 replies)
... I'd be interested to know why he said that, because Evista is a SERM just like tamoxifen. If tamox was okay for you, why isn't Evista? Have you had DVT or other blood clot problems? You SHOULD wonder. You should ask your onc if he has read Forteo's maker Eli Lilly's statement that says: "The drug should not be prescribed for patients at increased baseline risk for... (6 replies)
... DesertBloom, Thank you so much for replying to my question. I see you posting on so many posts. You are a great help to everyone with your knowledge and concern, so thank you from all!!! I was considering the Forteo, my reg doc had mentioned that the last time I was in to see her, but she wanted some time to think about it as she knows I have other medical issues... (3 replies)
... Hi Linnaea: Welcome to the board~~~~ It sounds like you've done a lot of research already so it's a matter of deciding what to do next, is that right? There are some other posts on this board on Fortical (miacalcin) and I posted a link, if you want to read the FDA pdf on the clinical trials. I don't take that, but people who have a lot of gi problems seem to do well on... (9 replies)
... Osteosarcoma: bone cancer, only seen in rats Correct the FDA has not studied its use beyond 2 years, although I have heard of people that have taken it longer than that, it depends on your dr. and I suppose your response to it. You inject it daily, very easy...:) HTH Pam (4 replies)
Newly diagnosed
Nov 7, 2005
... but I was reading a journal that stated that in a second study where adult rats were given smaller dosis of forteo for up to 20 months there were no cases of osteosarcoma. Hopefully this will hold true for humans. Please let me know of your continued improvement! ... (10 replies)
PaTH Study results
Aug 12, 2005
... It should be noted that their rat study didn't cause osteosarcoma like Forteo's did. I'm not clear whether it's because their PTH is safer or because they didn't use the same dose as in the Forteo rat study. ... (3 replies)
... I found the info on Ostabolin but it does not mention whether or not it can cause osteosarcoma like Forteo. ... (22 replies)
... ion after my mastectomy but did see the radiation oncologist. She said they used cobalt back then and did not measure it. I called her when I was interested in Forteo and she said flat out NO. ... (34 replies)

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