Eli Lilly


Agencia Lei Va Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women & in men at increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis associated w/ sustained systemic glucocorticoid therapy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Recommended dose: 20 mcg once daily by SC inj in thigh or abdomen. Duration of treatment should not exceed 24 mth.
Hypersensitivity. Pre-existing hypercalcaemia. Severe renal impairment. Metabolic bone diseases (including hyperparathyroidism & Paget's disease) other than primary osteoporosis or glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Unexplained elevations of alkaline phosphatase. Prior external beam or implant radiation therapy to the skeleton. Skeletal malignancies or bone metastases. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Slight & transient elevations of serum Ca conc in normocalcaemic patients. May cause small increases in urinary Ca excretion. Transient orthostatic hypotension. Patients w/ active or recent urolithiasis. Moderate renal impairment. Hepatic impairment. Women of childbearing potential should use effective methods of contraception during treatment. Paed patients <18 yr; young adults including premenopausal women; young adults w/ open epiphyses.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, pain in limb, headache, dizziness. Anaemia; hypercholesterolaemia; depression; sciatica, syncope; vertigo; palpitations; hypotension; dyspnoea; vomiting, hiatus hernia, GERD; sweating increased; muscle cramps; fatigue, chest pain, asthenia, mild & transient inj site events (including pain, swelling, erythema, localised bruising, pruritus & minor bleeding at inj site).
Drug Interactions
Hypercalcaemia may predispose patients to digitalis toxicity.
MIMS Class
Agents Affecting Bone Metabolism
ATC Classification
H05AA02 - teriparatide ; Belongs to the class of parathyroid hormones and analogues. Used in the management of calcium homeostasis.
Forteo pre-filled pen 250 mcg/mL
2.4 mL x 1's
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