Category: Osteoporosis

Teriparatide Overview

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...

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Forteo and bone cancer?

I have been prescribed Forteo for osteoporosis and am totally afraid of the side affects--mainly bone cancer. ## I need to know more about this drug as well. ## I am taking Forteo for almost a year now and am wondering if it is causing me to be exhausted all the time? ## My Grandson has had this prescribed to him . .25 year old with severe osteoporosis . . and he is afraid to take this. ## j'ai souvent des douleurs articulaires accompagnees d'une sensation de paralysie des membres inferieurs sans aucune raison apparente, et vous signale en passant que je viens de feter mon soixant-deuxieme anniversaire d'age.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 0.6mg/2.4ml (0.25mg/ml), 0.75mg/3ml (0.25mg/ml), 20mcg, 750mcg/3ml, eq 0.75mg/3ml (0.25mg/ml), eq 0.75mg/3ml(0.25mg/ml)
  • Solution: 0.62mg/2.48ml (0.25mg/ml), 0.6mg/2.4ml (0.25mg/ml), 0.75mg/3ml (0.25mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Teriparatide: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 47781-652 Teriparatide 250 ug/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Alvogen, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Teriparatide or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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this drug is also called forteo and it is for osteosporosis...