Forteo

Active Ingredient(s): Teriparatide
FDA Approved: * November 26, 2002
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Osteoporosis

Teriparatide is a form of parathyroid hormone (PTH) consisting of the first (N-terminus) 34 amino acids, which is the bioactive portion of the hormone. It is an effective anabolic (promoting bone formation) agent[3] used in the treatment of some forms of osteoporosis.[4] It is also occasionally used off-label to speed fracture healing. Teriparatide is identical to a portion of human parathyroid hormone and intermittent use activates osteoblasts more than osteoc... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Forteo 250 ug/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 0002-8400
Labeler:
Eli Lilly and Company

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