Teriparatide

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]

2 Discussions

Dosage List

Teriparatide 250 ug/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution
NDC: 47781-652
Labeler:
Alvogen, Inc.

Related Brands

Drugs with the same active ingredients

Popular Topics

How to use Forteo (Teriparatide) only twice a week

In Japan and Korea, teriparatide (generic of Forteo) is available for once-a-week or twice-a-week-injections -- instead ...

teriparatide

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