What should the temperature be for taking Forteo?
Keep your FORTEO Delivery Device in the refrigerator between 36° F to 46° F (2° C to 8° C). Do not freeze the FORTEO Delivery Device. Do not use FORTEO if it has been frozen.
How long does Forteo last after the expiration date?
Do not use FORTEO after the expiration date printed on the delivery device and packaging. Throw away the FORTEO delivery device after 28 days even if it has medicine in it (see the User Manual). The FORTEO delivery device has enough medicine for 28 days. It is set to give a 20-microgram dose of medicine each day.
Do you have to take Forteo with you on a plane?
Pack the needles you’ll need for your trip. Keep FORTEO with you when traveling to prevent it from being damaged, lost, or exposed to extreme temperatures. Do not put FORTEO in the trunk of a car or in checked baggage. Refrigerate FORTEO as soon as you arrive at your destination.
What’s the difference between a flu shot and Forteo?
The FORTEO delivery device uses a needle significantly smaller than a typical flu shot needle. Please refer to the FORTEO User Manual and consult your healthcare provider before injecting yourself for the first time.
How to get a Forteo co pay card?
You can download the FORTEO co-pay card now and pay as little as $4 per prescription. Click the box to see if you are eligible to get started. Download Card. *Terms and Conditions. Patients must have commercial drug insurance for FORTEO.
How is Forteo used in the treatment of osteoporosis?
FORTEO is used to treat both men and women with osteoporosis due to use of glucocorticoid medicines, such as prednisone, for several months, who are at high risk for having broken bones (fractures) or who cannot use other osteoporosis treatments. * Only proven in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. All women took calcium and vitamin D daily.
What’s the purpose of the Forteo patient registry?
The purpose of the registry is to collect information about the possible risk of osteosarcoma in people who take FORTEO. For information about how to sign up for this patient registry, call 1-866-382-6813 or go to www.forteoregistry.org. The FORTEO delivery device has enough medicine for 28 days.