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    An_267791 posted:
    Can anyone tell me what the protocol is to begin taking Forteo? What if any tests are required?
     
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hi, I don't have any personal experience using Forteo, but this article has some information that may be helpful: http://www.webmd.com/osteoporosis/guide/forteo-for-osteoporosis -- It states that Forteo should only be used in men with osteoporosis and postmenopausal women. So if you fit into one of these categories, I think that the best thing that you can do would be to speak with your doctor about possible next steps and which tests would be necessary to determine if you are a good fit for this injection.

    You may also be interested in checking out this page on Forteo in WebMD's Drug Reviews Center: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-64474/forteo-subcutaneous/details It outlines uses, precautions, possible side effects, and reviews from other WebMD readers who have used Forteo.

    Please let us know what you find!
     
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    bonebabe responded:
    You'll have to have lab work done before starting to evaluate kidney function before beginning Forteo.
     
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    brunop replied to atti_editor's response:
    Thank you!!!!
     
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    brunop replied to bonebabe's response:
    Thank you!!!


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