Forteo is a bone-forming medicine that has as active substance Teriparatide.
This injectable drug is indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis, since its action regulates the metabolism of calcium and phosphate in the bones, promoting a new and stronger bone structure.
Indications of Forteo
Forteo is indicated for the treatment of osteoporosis, a disease that makes bones more fragile and thin, for the treatment of osteoporosis associated with systemic glucocorticoid therapy in both men and women and for the treatment of osteoporosis with a high risk for fractures in both postmenopausal women as in men; High-risk osteoporosis includes a history of osteoporotic fracture, or the presence of multiple risk factors for fractures, or failure to treat osteoporosis prior to medical decision.
Price of Forteo
A 3 ml Forteo bottle containing an injection pen for the application costs approximately 2, 800 reais.
How to use the Forteo
Inject 20 mcg once daily subcutaneously.
Side Effects of Forteo
Strong can cause angina in the chest; high pressure; skin rash; constipation; diarrhea; nausea; vomiting; increased calcium in the blood; leg cramps; changes in teeth; joint pain; neck ache; weakness; increased cough; difficulty breathing; pharyngitis; rhinitis; pneumonia; depression; Headache; insomnia; fainting; dizziness; vertigo; sweating.
Contraindications of Forteo
Pregnancy risk C; women in the lactation phase; Hipersensibility to any of the formula's components.