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Alternative Medicine board

  1. Naturopath vs. homeopath
    ... only wanted to prescribe Fosamax and other drugs like Forteo . Hope you find someone good!...

  2. Osteoporosis at an early age, helpful ideas?
    ... endocrinologist I saw two years ago wanted me to take Forteo , but I also refused. Has anyone had success with...
    ... endocrinologist I saw two years ago wanted me to take Forteo , but I also refused. Has anyone had success with...

Hernia board

  1. new member questions about herniated disc and severe osteoporosis
    ... long due to stomach problems. Currently I'm using the Forteo injections. I was just wandering if anyone else has...
    ... improve without medication or do you think it's the Forteo that improved it a bit? I hope you get some answers...

Pain Management board

  1. Advice
    ... heard anything. I've been on daily injections of Forteo for 14 mos now and my scores have really improved...
    ... Nobody every seems to call me out!! I'm glad that the Forteo is helping you. My 2 years with the drug were uneventful...
    ... t get worse. There are a couple of people taking forteo that stopped and didn't go on anything else, after ... mos after stopping. When they initially stopped the forteo their scores were greatly improved, but dropped real ... taking anything. They're looking into continuing on forteo for another 12 mos, if there ins will cover it. I...

  2. What would you do?
    ... brand, and the med I'm referring to is 700.00 a mo ( Forteo ) and I have to take it for osteoporosis, I'm at the...

  3. My Story...(for Shoreline and anyone else)
    ... Also, my Rheumatologist is talking about adding " Forteo " -sp?? (the injectable) for bone dentisty, the *newest...

Arthritis board

  1. Bisphosphonates & Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... mixed. He is seeing a new endocrinologist who thinks Forteo may be a good alternative for him now. They did blood...

Back Problems board

  1. Scoliosis Question
    ... than it really is. I'm still on daily injections of forteo for the bone density and hope it prevents fx's, which...

  2. Would you let your spine doc inject your shoulder?
    ... surgeries, it seems like everything is!! I'm hoping the forteo has improved my t score a whole bunch!! I just wish...

  3. Help. What is it like to check in to the hospital + prepare
    ... really be something. I only have another year to go on Forteo (parathyroid hormone) which you're probably familiar...

  4. Father Not Being Very Supportive of my situation
    ... really low t-score, but I'm taking a daily injection of forteo and hope it rebuilds my bones some. I also had rods...

Bone Disorders board

  1. diagnosed with osteonecrosis in lower left mandible
    ... and continue with Calcium and food sources after the Forteo ends. I do hope that there are more options available...

Osteoporosis board

  1. Osteoporosis in RIGHT hip.....or is it the LEFT???
    ... use one bisphosphonate when another can't be taken? Forteo was talked about, but checked and found out that my...

  2. Osteoblast a question
    ... does a person need to maintain on Evista following forteo ? Saw specialist recently and asked about denosumab ... estradiol . I will update with a thread-labs post forteo --what I have noticed so far 25oh really went up and ... before ,calc dropped a point and pth went to before forteo levels, that is up just a little. While on forteo ... interested in checking ntx-she said your levels post forteo will continue to go down over a yr. So maybe yours...

  3. why is there so much pain associated with forteo?
    ... are you having? Did it just start after beginning Forteo ? I never had any pain from it aside from a little...
    ... Welcome Comcord...researching Forteo is what brought me here also. (I spend most my time ... () I'll be done with the 2 year time frame for Forteo in early March. Like Taape, I'm wondering what pain...
    ... petal*pusher;3782944]Welcome Comcord...researching Forteo is what brought me here also. (I spend most my time ... () I'll be done with the 2 year time frame for Forteo in early March. Like Taape, I'm wondering what pain ... shots themselves are nothing. Shortly after starting Forteo , in September this year, I began experiencing not ... unable to drive on several occasions. As I feel that Forteo is my last opportunity to deal with the osteoporosis...
    ... any other meds for osteoporosis ''before'' starting Forteo ? also, what other meds are you using now, apart from ... the Forteo ? monte...
    ... When I started Forteo , there was occasional uncomfortable throbbing in my...
    ... Comcord- In the first few months of using forteo , I would wake up with a shooting pain in my legs that ... read that if you have high calcium-hypercalcemia that forteo should not be taken?? I believe that I have read ... pains , fatigue etc . You may also want to call the forteo number and talk to them about what you have happening...

  4. Apparently a Major Breakthrough in Research
    ... lead to new and more effective treatments. So, the Forteo treatment was on the right track. Maybe now it or...
    ... the drs. will know more about how to optimize use of forteo or other drugs that are now in the pipeline....

  5. Fractured bones
    ... scores are from -2.8 to -3.2 (Spine - hip). I am on Forteo (5 months). I am 50 years old. My question is:...
    ... on like my doctor recommended. Since your taking Forteo and hopefully it's working you will heal without too...

  6. Atrial Fibrillation
    ... they have for most us. The more advanced drugs, Forteo and the IV solutions, are not for the average osteoporosis...
    ... ordeal! This was a major concern when put on the Forteo almost 2 yrs ago, but has really not caused any problems...

  7. Osteoporosis in your hands?
    ... and I am doing what I can. I just completed 18mo. forteo and am now on hrt. I think I need a wonder drug. Latest...

  8. Preserving forteo during travel on plane
    ... Hi GerriJacob: Go to the forteo web site and print their letter that you need to take ... in with your password, then look up "traveling with forteo " and it tells you all the things you need to take ... Letter signed by dr explaining why your traveling with forteo (this letter is available there all you have to do ... attached to pen) [/LIST] Don't let them put the forteo through the x-ray, it can damage the pen, tell them...
    ... nice little black "traveling bag" made expressly for Forteo traveling. It has a side pocket where I zip in the ... bag) goes in each outside pocket, and the box with Forteo goes in the middle. The first time I passed thru ... time since carrying it! Those 2 ice packs keep the Forteo cold for over 12 hours! Try asking the Dr. who...
    ... on. I got the same travel bag with my first pen of forteo . If you didn't get one, call Eli Lily, and they are ... password on your id card to log into the patient site for forteo , let me know. The site you want is the one listed ... as patient log on at Eli Lily for forteo . They have a whole section, with a list of things...

  9. alternatives to biophosates for osteoporosis?
    ... I'm still trying to find one. I did the course of Forteo and I'm still looking for what to do next. There is...

  10. Forteo
    ... Hi poplady: I would call the forteo help line and ask them. Does your insurance pay for ... pen? Maybe you can get a new pen Call 1 866 4 forteo Good Luck......

  11. Forteo and Strontium
    ... to see it around 30. I'm on Evista after finishing Forteo , but my t-scores are good. I can't have a dxa as ... s. When I asked my Dr about Strontium Citrate and Forteo she said absolutely not, but that's her opinion. ... on it or the Strontium Ranelate in combination with Forteo . We had a discussion about this a long time ago, ... if you want to read it, it should be under Forteo and Strontium. I have nothing to base this on but ... would be afraid of the strontium interferring with the Forteo . My lowest t-score now is in the osteopenia range ... dx not the best. The tests that I had prior to Forteo were[LIST=1] [*]PTH [*]D 25 [*]D 1,25 [*]total ... if you are taking a antiresorptive. When you're on Forteo the number should go up i.e. my last NTx on Forteo ... hypercalcemia and low d25 and high d1,25 were driven by Forteo . We'll see what the next set of labs show, but Forteo ... the article that explains this phenomenom about NTx/ forteo /antiresorptives is: "Use of Biochemical Markers of ... Where Do We Stand? Make note of the comments on Forteo with NTx. Hey did you ever get the support group...
    ... tested fine. Given that they say the choices are Forteo , which I have already done, and maybe Reclast, which...
    ... know what you learn. After I finished 18 mo. on forteo , I started hrt. I have now been on hrt for about 5...

  12. Forteo users--a new pen and my update
    ... Rosegarden: I can't believe your at 18 months on Forteo -boy time does fly. Thanks for your concern, I'm ok ... the tx and that you can find a good drug to replace Forteo . I'm on Evista, but my NTx isn't as good as it should...
    ... Rosegarden: I can't believe your at 18 months on Forteo -boy time does fly. Thanks for your concern, I'm ok ... the tx and that you can find a good drug to replace Forteo . I'm on Evista, but my NTx isn't as good as it should...

  13. Age 50 -3-1 score on spine
    ... With numbers similar to yours but spine worse I did forteo for 18 mo. and am now on hrt. I know you said hrt...
    ... With numbers similar to yours but spine worse I did forteo for 18 mo. and am now on hrt. I know you said hrt...

  14. I need advise about Strontium
    ... have severe osteoporosis and osteomalacia. I took Forteo it did not help with Dexa. I want to take Strontium...

  15. Thighbone fracture caused by Biphosphonates
    ... another year the leg is feeling pretty good. I'm on Forteo now. The fracture was not high, but closer to the...
    ... but less than the 9 years you mentioned. I'm on Forteo now until April, and I dread what the doctor will...

  16. Anyone doing the once a year IV?
    ... was diag. many years ago. She went from Fosamax to Forteo and now after the 2 years on Forteo, her Doc is talking ... test showed improvement, 18% after the 2 years on Forteo . yay!!!!! Also - she tolerated the Fosamax pretty...
    ... Congratulations on your mom's progress. When I finished the Forteo I got pressure from my doctor to do the once a year...
    ... Congratulations on your mom's progress. When I finished the Forteo I got pressure from my doctor to do the once a year ... options? After Fosamax (for years) and the 2 years on Forteo ...whats next? Thanks again!!!...
    ... I've been done with Forteo for 2 years and looking for alternative treatments ... trial for a PTH patch but then since I was already on Forteo they wouldn't take me. I haven't found anything...

  17. just started forteo
    ... I didn't have any side effects from Forteo . You could call the customer care number at Eli Lilly...

  18. MRI Report on Fractures
    ... bisphosphonates. Primary care says it's safer than Forteo . I don't think so....

  19. Does anyone have elevated
    ... below page 595 regarding those who should NOT take Forteo . People with unexplained elevated alkaline phosphatase ... of the elevated AP. It doesn't say anything about Forteo *causing* this, just that if you already have it and ... P.S. For those interested, this is the NEW pdf on Forteo from CCMJ, the old link no longer works!! From what ... and unknown causes of elevated AP. To my knowledge Forteo doesn't elevate it, but if you already have it and...

  20. forteo injection
    ... Hi mony! I'll be finishing up my 2 years on Forteo this coming March. I have found just before bed the ... down. You'll find several more individuals here on Forteo . Keep asking questions and reading...you'll get some...
    ... 3712132]Hi mony! I'll be finishing up my 2 years on Forteo this coming March. I have found just before bed the ... down. You'll find several more individuals here on Forteo . Keep asking questions and reading...you'll get some ... problems with blood pressure spikes in connection with Forteo /atrial Fib?? Mony...
    ... blood pressure spiked so high that we stopped the forteo for now. As for driving - that's my job as there...
    ... 3712132]Hi mony! I'll be finishing up my 2 years on Forteo this coming March. I have found just before bed the ... down. You'll find several more individuals here on Forteo . Keep asking questions and reading...you'll get some ... great info!......Pam;) My doctor recommended Forteo but after reading about the dizziness and the history ... which has even more side effects) but my doctor says Forteo is stronger and builds bone. I have so many things...
    ... I really haven't noticed any bad effects from the Forteo injections. I was pretty hesitant also when 2 different ... brought me to these pages was seeking information on Forteo ...and there are several here who are also on it. ... INSIDE! I've not been sorry for deciding to go on Forteo .....hope this helps!.....Pam;)...

  21. Desert Bloom - Are You There?
    ... the answer for everyone. Turtlelady: How's the forteo going??? Phyllis: Do you have any more recipes...
    ... I finish with the Forteo in Dec. (thanks for asking) and am facing the usual...
    ... skin changes you talked about. I still think the forteo messed with my head. I found the whole thing stressful...
    ... t do anything for the pain. I don't know if the forteo had any negative effects, but my calcium is now normal...
    ... Hopefully your calc readings will stay better. My post forteo calc reading was 9.5 not the usual 10.5 which is top ... improvement there too. Also my vit d shot up to 68 after forteo --on the same dose that had given me 30 on forteo. ... I think the bone spec. plan is that I will revisit forteo in a yr. for a 3 mo period. I only did 18 mo. Have ... says that hrt is as effective as evista in retaining forteo gains?? I have seen the article about evista but not...

  22. Dexa scan -- can they make mistakes?
    ... my hips were -3. to -3.3. Then the doc put me on Forteo ...the side effects were so awful I only stayed on...

  23. how can you tell if back pain is from osteoporosis
    ... and I have very, very low scores -3.6 - I do inject Forteo daily - I feel that it's my only hope of re-gaining...

  24. HRT for Osteoporosis and Estradiol Level
    ... Several months ago when I completed 18 mo. of forteo , I started hrt-estradiol patch. At that time my estradiol...

  25. mini trampoline for osteoporosis?
    ... #37; over the past year and a half. Yes, I was on forteo during that time but it did nothing for my spine-...

  26. Ezorb salesperson told me to stop taking Forteo
    ... glad you wouldn't let a sales person tell you about Forteo . You are also correct on the cancer stats, in Forteo...

  27. On Forteo and have questions about stronium and calcium while on Forteo
    ... My opinion only: Forteo raises the calcium level in the blood; when I took ... Forteo my Dr. tested my calcium levels to be sure it was ... you should not need calcium supplements while on Forteo . There are no known results of a Forteo/strontium...
    ... correct; there hasn't been any testing on the combo of Forteo and SC, and I wouldn't recommend it either. Forteo ... content overestimates dxa by 10%. Good luck with the Forteo , I did really well on it going from -3.6 to normal ... bmd after I finished Forteo . The -3.6 score was taken 2 years before I started ... Forteo and I had an increase to -3.4 on Actonel, but I had ... too many problems with Act.. so I switched to Forteo . My Ca was elevated before I started Forteo, and ... problem. I don't believe that my Ca prob was caused by Forteo since I had it before I started it. However, it is ... possible that the Forteo made it a little worse, but I was never in the danger ... http://www.ccjm.org/pdffiles/DEAL703.PDF#search=%22 forteo %20and%20osteosarcoma%22[/url]...

  28. Is calcium orotate worth a try
    ... I have ezorb and just started Forteo . I have read mixed reviews on ezorb, but I read a...

  29. How much Vitamin D is to much? Calcium? Toxic?
    ... my vitamin d tested since last year before taking forteo ( couldn't tolerate forteo) and it was good at that...
    ... would be more compatible with you. Did you stop the forteo ?? You seemed to say it didn't agree with you. I completed ... 18 months and am so glad to be off of the forteo . I didn't have virtually any improvement in my spine ... the worst situation. My hips improved but because forteo is not supposed to effect the hip , I do not think ... it was the forteo but a serious walking program and the juvent vibration ... doesn't feel as stressed as it did while I was on forteo --I think it was very hard on me. I am now on hormone ... somehow feel better--so whether it was quitting the forteo or starting the hormone replacement --I will never...
    ... didn't answer your question regarding my quitting forteo . I took forteo for three weeks and was dizzy during...

  30. New on boards--advice needed
    ... my bones don't get any better, I will need to take Forteo . Ouch! Any thoughts out there? This seems like...
    ... Nesbitgirl: I was under the impression that Forteo is only used in extreme cases. That is, those who ... secondary illnesses that predispose them for osteoporosis. Forteo has a black box warning with it as it caused bone...
    ... GYN, he said "Well, you are going to need to take Forteo if these scores don't get better!" So I started thinking...
    ... not too bad at all, and probably wouldn't require Forteo which, as also mentioned previously, can be V expensive...
    ... new Doctor suggested my possibly needing to taking Forteo when he looked at my hip scores on my latest Dexa...

  31. Relief Again
    ... have you had your pth and calcium level checked post forteo ?? I am going to request this soon, because as we both ... know forteo altered those levels along with vit d. Any news on...

  32. Virtually no improvement on Forteo
    ... disease ravaging my bones. While I've never tried Forteo , I did almost a year of daily injections of hGh (human...
    ... Spongebones-My experience with forteo was similar. Worsening in spine where I was worst ... have hip improvement- but, I don't think it was the forteo because it is not supposed to be effective on the ... it was just the walking-no way to know. After forteo , my dr. put me on HRT I am 55. I hadn't done hrt ... quality of your bone. Some people take evista after forteo --so there are other options out there. And take some...
    ... I had good results with the Forteo but after being off of it for 6 months my T Scores...

  33. Strontium after Forteo? Perhaps not.
    ... quite confused because I thought the point of post forteo treatment was to reduce bone turnover and that is...
    ... complex. So....what are you doing then after the forteo ? Did you check out the uw bone physiology page on...
    ... reaction that you would have if you took a bisphos after Forteo ? Since bisphos's only slow bone loss, wouldn't BP ... give you the same affect. The way I understand Forteo is that it's the only drug accept for SR that works ... on both resorption and formation, so if Forteo has provided the growth already maybe all SR can do...

  34. Hi folks, new here.
    ... it helped some, but not quite enough, so I went on Forteo for 2 years. I had great results with that, and now...

  35. Are Blood Tests taken to check for Bisphosphonate level?
    ... rate and calcium levels can checked, etc., The Forteo injections were needed daily because it left your...

  36. HRT and Osteo treatment
    ... they have really helped me too. How is the post forteo treatment working out for you? I wonder if your vit ... d and calcium will somehow regularize post forteo . Keep us updated. I guess the fireworks were too...

  37. Reclast- has anyone tried it?
    ... I did Forteo for two years and now my doctor wants to do Reclast...
    ... Did the Forteo change your T scores? Did it help you? My doctor suggested ... declined. I did end up loosing the gains I made with Forteo and still hoping to find a medication or treatment...
    ... [QUOTE=taape;3653600]Did the Forteo change your T scores? Did it help you? My doctor suggested ... declined. I did end up loosing the gains I made with Forteo and still hoping to find a medication or treatment ... with bisphosphonates. My density is so bad that the Forteo did not bring the numbers up but they did not go down ... numbers are in December when I have another test and no Forteo for a year....
    ... did not tolerate Fosomax. I would rather go back to Forteo again. I do not think Reclast is for me....
    ... AS55: I believe that Forteo is only available, by prescription, in the United...
    ... I still say what good is the Forteo if it can only be used for 2 years. It can't be more ... bone density would be by now if I had stayed on the Forteo ....

  38. Actonel, Evista, Fosamax
    ... Why not ask about being treated with Forteo ?...

  39. Strontium study
    ... required.The momentary good vibe I had after stopping forteo and starting hrt has sort of fizzled with all of this...

  40. Post Forteo Comments
    ... have spoken too soon. Still think I feel better post forteo . And, probably part of that is starting estrogen.Esp...
    ... vibes and our body reacts to that. As far as the forteo , I do believe our body adjusts eventually and comes...
    ... my cal, and vit D's go back to normal since I'm off Forteo , but I have to wait on that because my insurance will...

  41. First Post - Osteo results
    ... taking Actonel (for a little over a year) and then Forteo for 2 years. I believe the Forteo is the med that ... knows for sure, it could have been a combo of Actonel, Forteo and HRT (which I took for 10 mos, or more, I think...
    ... remembering your screen name...:) Are you familiar with Forteo ? It is a daily injection, and that puts a lot of ... Your mothers scores are low enough to qualify for it ( forteo ), but since she's doing so well with the Actonel, ... second person in tow. If you want to read about Forteo there's a link below, it's a pdf. I don't know if ... s just my opin.:) and I don't know much:) Oh and Forteo is really expensive; some insurances cover it and...

  42. Forteo recent graduating class
    ... gains. After all the expense and effort with the forteo , I would think it impt. to at least get the latest...
    ... that my calcium will also go down since I'm off the Forteo , so we'll see, I hope that is the case. I'm going...
    ... southern cal. I do hope things even out after the forteo clears your system. I do really want to do a good...
    ... calcium and heart palps as the days pass from use of forteo ? Yes, I work on the diaphragmatic breathing everyday...
    ... good.The body has to do a lot of recalibration after forteo I think. So, I am hoping and praying for you that...

  43. Anyone talked with their Dr. about the Calcium scare??
    ... she went on to try to convince me once again to take forteo . I have taken it for 6 months a while back, but am...

  44. side effects of Forteo
    ... free phone number is on the pen box or look up the Forteo website. Is the rash all over your skin or only in...

  45. Info on TransPharma's hPTH patch
    ... the genetically engineered parathyroid hormone. Both Forteo and ViaDerm is a portion of the DNA chain seen in ... until the results of the head to head study between Forteo and Via Derm are released, and if the drug makes it ... to see if the warnings/side effects are the same as Forteo , and how many patients were put off by tx via a daily...
    ... Thanks DB for the info. Hope your post forteo regimen is working out and that you are doing OK....
    ... patch does not have the same identical dna chain that Forteo has so there must be some difference besides the way...
    ... would still try to talk someone into letting you take Forteo again, since we know that it was studied for 36 mos ... conducted. According to the Cleveland Clinics paper on Forteo there were 2 groups being tested on Forteo, the 24 ... wish some of those posters that said they were taking Forteo beyond the 24 mos would repost, and explain how you...
    ... defense against osteo. Did you start a bisphos after forteo , and if so are you doing well? Also, have you heard ... of anyone going beyond the 24 months on forteo ? Just curious, since Taape is having such a hard...
    ... and you'll find a solution. When you finished Forteo did you have an improvement? I can't remember what...
    ... walk around. I had alot of improvement with the Forteo and the doctor told me that I'd be ok for 6 months...

  46. Puzzling Question About HRT for Osteoporosis
    ... message alert. After recently completing 18 mo. of forteo , my dr. has scripted vivelle dot.05 and I will see ... of us with significant loss already, or completing forteo and looking for something with enough strength -I...
    ... back to see the encrinologist who treated me with Forteo and insists I take bisphosphonates. I just don't know...
    ... glad that you saw the message. If you can't do the forteo again--then I was thinking if you can just go into ... possible . When you go back to the dr. that scripted the forteo , maybe you could take a print out of info on menostar ... gather some docs are now thinking that following the forteo with evista or hrt has validity. While it is sometime ... since you took forteo , if you are still losing bone then the thing is to...
    ... seems I'm absorbing the calcium. I found out that the Forteo kept the calcium level stable throughout each day...
    ... right left total hips).I made big gains while on 18 mo forteo in my hips but spine mostly stayed steady with a decrease...

  47. Forteo users--needle size
    ... needle. Time flies doesn't it?? I just finished Forteo on Friday. I've been experiencing more pain since ... so I don't know if that has anything to do with the Forteo or not. My Dr asked me if it was helping the pain ... and entire right leg. They were doing a study on Forteo and back pain, because quite a few patients were reporting ... less pain while on Forteo . I haven't talked to my Dr yet, about it, but there...
    ... posted here April '07, in shock about needing to do the Forteo regimen. I mention Health Boards to others on another ... you be continuing with any medication in place of Forteo ? Very best wishes to you....

  48. Why not Fluoride which is anabolic bone builder
    ... Purple"]Hi 996ttelise~~ Welcome... I just finished Forteo yesterday, which is the PTH (anabolic) you are referring ... so hopefully they can help to explain this. Forteo is a replica of a portion of our human parathyroid ... needle that sometimes has to go into the muscle. Forteo is a sub q injection so it only has to go 3/16 of ... an inch into your skin. Forteo actually builds new bone so it's much different than ... course there are some who have no trouble with it. Forteo has a half life of 4 hrs where the bisphos's are in ... long time. There's a lot more you could read on Forteo , so below is a PDF from the Cleveland Clinic on it...

  49. Forteo Over and HRT begins
    ... Hi Osteo: I'm glad you're happy about stopping the Forteo !!! Maybe that will give your body and mind one less ... thing to worry about. My last day on Forteo was today, so we'll see what happens. I was hoping...
    ... 3598342]...Anyone have any withdrawal effects?... Forteo made my bowels looser; I adjusted by reducing the ... amount of fiber in my diet. After I stopped Forteo my bowels returned to their former (tighter) state...
    ... to reconsider dose? She also mentioned a booster of forteo for 3 mo. in a yr. --I wonder then if I would continue...

  50. Stronger bones-finally!
    ... read here from others taking it. I'm just finishing Forteo and then will start Evista and have done well on the ... Forteo . I've had many fractures, and they stopped once I ... started the Forteo , but there are some who can't take Forteo, so it just...

  51. back pain 4 fractured verterbrate
    ... how long will it take for forteo to reduce ppain will i gain weight...
    ... Forteo seems to work faster than the bisphosphonates but ... you have these fractures. I didn't gain weight on Forteo but there's a discussion thread here about the extra...

  52. Update: Husband's test is encouraging (Forteo)
    ... Aleta-Great news! As I have been on forteo for almost 2 yrs. and your husband is somewhat in...
    ... BAP and Osteocalcin scores don't respond as well to Forteo , but that's okay the NTx gives a better idea on resorption ... baseline test, so I can only compare the two while on Forteo . I'm not familiar with mens scores either, but since ... want to see an increase of n-telopeptide while on Forteo he's done that!! :D Are you having trouble with...
    ... are really good for the short time he's been on the Forteo ." I have taken the Boniva for three months, and...

  53. Anyone have a good endo on Long Island?
    ... your score to go down from baseline, and if taking Forteo you would expect the score to go up meaning you are...

  54. Desertbloom - Were you able to find out any more information for me?
    ... any information for you about patients continuing on Forteo or anything other new treatments....
    ... know what to do. I asked my Dr about continuing on Forteo and she said No. In my case I can't because my hypercalcem ... be wrong. I'm starting on Evista, when I finish Forteo , have you considered that? It's not a hormone, and ... it has side effects, and it doesn't work as fast as Forteo or the bisphos's. Maybe there is a Dr out there ... that will rx the Forteo longer, I just can't find one. I sure hope you can...

  55. Vitamin D -- in the Boston Area?
    ... cancel effect of more anabolic drugs like OneAlpha, Forteo or Strontium. An article in the Lancet, very detailed...

  56. DB-About the Sestamibi
    ... wants me to stop all D. She also wants me to stop the Forteo now, but I'm still thinking about it. I would be ... chance read my post to Taape about Denosumab, and Forteo ... I was really surprised about my Drs remark on...
    ... through alot. I feel for you! I wonder how much the forteo is complicating everything for you. You really must ... stabilized so readings are no longer influenced by forteo . Your results have been so super that maybe it is ... out from it. The bone spec. I just saw said you know forteo is a very powerful drug-it wasn't in the sense of...

  57. Taape-Any news on your treatment?
    ... hoping that you will get your wish to start back on forteo . Let us know how you are and what the new doctor said...
    ... your list of treatment options if you can't get the forteo , what are you going to ask about?Are you at all considerin...
    ... I still haven't been able to confirm that info on Forteo 's extended use, so I don't know what to think about ... have been referring to the intermittent dosage of Forteo and there was some communication breakdown, but I ... for it, do you think they would consider it? Since Forteo has a black box warning I don't think you can sue...
    ... regarding the black box warning it's just that if Forteo continues to only be for short term treatment it hardly...

  58. Actonel Boniva Fosamax won't build new bone
    ... tries to either increase the production of new bone ( Forteo ), slow the breakdown of old bone (bisphosphonates...
    ... of 42.7. all without side effects. Your right about Forteo building bone except it has to be injected and the...

  59. Young Male osteoporosis diagnosed today
    ... 3.6 and are now -2.5 (the lowest) and I've been on Forteo for 23 months. I finish taking it at the end of June ... didn't improve my bone density, so since I've been on Forteo I've improved tremendously. Normal bone density...

  60. 1,25 OH (2) D response to PTH 1-84
    ... you will find some fascinating info. First, I know forteo is not full length but rather short chain pth. so ... us have previously discussed our High 1,25 while on forteo (DB are ya out there?), and some of us worried and...
    ... on the Bilezikian article. You must have stopped forteo by now and started evista?? If so, I would bet your ... My mind is totally confused about HRT,esp HRT and forteo combo, and it HURTS! So when I go back to the bone ... results, we are going to talk about whether I stop forteo trtmt now, continue, start hrt or whatever. I cannot...

  61. DEXA Scan vs. QCT
    ... ortho was pleased with what he saw (let's hear it for Forteo !) Don't think it is any more a measure of bone strength...
    ... Hi yef and turtlelady: Turtlelady, congrats on the Forteo , that's fantastic... I've had 2 QCT's and 1 DXA...

  62. Progress Report after Forteo
    ... since the standard mainstream therapy is to follow Forteo with bisphosphonates, and with good reason. In one ... therapy with teriparatide"), patients who followed Forteo with bisphosphonates increased spinal BMD an additional ... following year, whereas the patients who did not follow Forteo with bisphosphonates decreased spinal BMD 3.7% in...

  63. I'm new, please help ??
    ... your system for so long. You also might ask about Forteo which I have been on for almost 2 years now. This...
    ... Nice to know about the Boniva IV. I'm using Forteo right now because the monthly Boniva didn't seem to ... to say I feel blessed that there is such a drug as Forteo and hopefully I won't have to suffer the way my poor ... mother did. Will Forteo prevent the S curve or dowagers hump?? I remember...


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