Information about Teriparatide
Teriparatide is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.
How Teriparatide works
Teriparatide is a synthetic form of a natural human hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH). It works by increasing the number and activity of bone-forming cells (osteoblasts). This strengthens the bones and minimizes the risk of fractures.
Common side effects of Teriparatide
Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Nausea, Joint pain, Leg cramps
Available Medicine for Teriparatide
TerifracIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹1100 to ₹81752 variant(s)
OsteriEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Bonmax PTHZydus Cadila
₹2999 to ₹83332 variant(s)
GemtideAlkem Laboratories Ltd
BonistaSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Tricium PTHCorona Remedies Pvt Ltd
₹1200 to ₹135004 variant(s)
₹12 to ₹80854 variant(s)
ForteoEli Lilly and Company India Pvt Ltd
₹1100 to ₹136002 variant(s)
Expert advice for Teriparatide
- Teriparatide should be injected every day under the skin (subcutaneous injection) of the thigh or abdomen.
- Do not take it for more than 2 years.
- You may have low blood pressure and dizziness during the initial few days.
- If you feel dizzy (light-headed) after injection, sit or lie down until you feel better.
- Tell your doctor immediately if you experience nausea, vomiting, constipation, low energy, or muscle weakness. These may be signs of high calcium levels in your blood.
- Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, pregnant or plan to become pregnant.