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Sunday, November 02, 2008 blynn, Community Member, asks

Q: is forteo a bisphosphonate

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Pam Flores, Health Guide
11/ 3/08 11:52am

Hi blynn:  Good question...  No Forteo isn't a bisphosphonate.  Forteo is a man made form of our bodies parathyroid hormone.  It's a once daily injection that comes in a pre-loaded pen. 

 

Below is a link on Forteo that should answer any question you have.

 

Cleveland Clinic on Forteo

 

http://www.ccjm.org/content/70/7/585.full.pdf+html?sid=8811c3e3-2155-4f6f-b2c8-7e217bc6c9a9

 

 

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By blynn, Community Member— Last Modified: 01/22/12, First Published: 11/02/08