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Forteo

teriparatide
Teriparatide is used to treat osteoporosis caused by menopause, steroid use, or gonadal failure. This medicine is for use when you have a high risk of bone fracture due to osteoporosis. Teriparatide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
teriparatide
DRUG TYPE
parathyroid hormone and analogs
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Frequently Asked Questions

Avoid smoking cigarettes or drinking alcohol. Smoking or heavy drinking can reduce your bone mineral density, making fractures more likely.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Forteo solution 620 mcg/2.48 mL
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Teriparatide solution 620 mcg/2.48 mL

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