Forteo Solution For Injection 250Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Forteo: Solution for injection (250mcg)

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Forteo 20mcg/dose Soln for Inj

What is this Medicine?

TERIPARATIDE (terr ih PAR a tyd) increases bone mass and strength. It helps make healthy bone and to slow bone loss. This medicine is used to prevent bone fractures.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Forteo: Solution for injection(250mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Forteo Prefilled Pen 20mcg/dose Solution for Injection

NDC: 000028400
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Osteoporosis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypoparathyroidism

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from light
Protect from freezing
Avoid use of product if it has been frozen
Forteo Prefilled Pen 20mcg/dose Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Forteo Prefilled Pen 20mcg/dose Solution for Injection

Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Antibody Formation Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
3.6-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
4.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
5.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
6.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
7.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
7.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.5-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
8.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
9.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
10.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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