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I completed my 2 year course of Foreto beginning of May ’19, and had a DXA done in Oct ’19 which showed a disimprovement in scores. Rheumy now wants me to have an Aclasta infusion (Zoledronic Acid) to “keep gains”. I understand that Forteo is an anabolic - affecting osteoclasts and osteoblasts and when we stop taking it we need something to slow down the osteoclasts. My question is around this - how long are the osteoclasts supercharged after stoping Forteo ?
Hi SunflowerGal, sorry it took me to long to answer, sometimes its scares me when I read how bad my situation is. Well, Forteo didn't do anything for me, my osteoporosis went from bad to worse, after… read more
My Endocrinologist wants me to take Forteo for 2 years by injection everyday as a bone builder. I am eligible through the Government as I had A femoral fracture due to the medication I was taking. My Doctor has to make application on my behalf to put me on the program. Side effects dizziness, leg cramps, soreness due to the injections. I would like your input on this program. Thank you.
I don’t have any private insurance only what is covered the the Government. If I am warranted coverage it free other that that I have to pay out of pocket $1.000.00 a month. So far I’m holding my… read more
I have received been prescribed Forteo injections because of a significant drop in my recent DEXA Scan and would like to get feedback/experience from others about the efficacy of this drug versus Aclasta?
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