Forteo 600mcg Injection

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Composition for Forteo 600mcg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Forteo Injection

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Uses of Forteo Injection

Forteo 600mcg Injection is used in the treatment of osteoporosis
This disease mostly occurs in women after menopause, but can sometimes be seen in men. It can also occur in patients receiving steroids.
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Side effects of Forteo Injection

Common

Limb pain, Feeling sick, Headache, Dizziness, Injection site pain, Swelling, Skin redness, Itching.

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How to use Forteo Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Forteo Injection works

Forteo 600mcg injection is a synthetic form of a natural human hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH). It works by activating cells that build up bone and increase bone strength, thereby minimizing the risk of fractures.

In Depth Information on Forteo Injection

Expert advice for Forteo Injection

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Shouldn't take this longer than 18 to 24 months. 
  • Take calcium and vitamin D supplements if dietary intake is insufficient.
  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney problems.
  • If you experience dizziness (light-headed) after injection, sit or lie down until you feel better.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Forteo 600mcg Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Forteo 600mcg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Forteo 600mcg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Forteo 600mcg Inje
ction during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Forteo 600mcg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Forteo 600mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Forteo 600mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Forteo 600mcg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Forteo
600mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Teriparatide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions for Forteo 600mcg Injection

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Forteo is not a steroid
Forteo forteo is the used for osteoporosis.

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