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    Anybody use Forteo?
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    debs_bears posted:
    Hi I was just diagnosed with osteoporosis thanks to a compression fracture of my L4. I have been on Vit D3 and Calcium supplements for years and still got osteoporosis.


    I can not take most of the osteoporosis meds cause of my other health issues, I will be starting Forteo after the 18th.


    If you are using or have used Forteo where do I buy the needles for the pen?


    Thanks in advance for your help.
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    bonebabe responded:
    Ask your doctor or contact Eli Lily co.
     
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    debs_bears replied to bonebabe's response:
    Thanks for replying, I called Forteo and they told me what to do so yesterday I picked them up from my pharmacy - also found out they are covered by my ins. if I had a script.


    One would think that if you have to use a med that is injectable some kind of needle would have to go with it - nope the pharm. said I need a separate script for the med and the needles. Duh.


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