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Forsteo ® (teriparatide)
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Forsteo Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Forsteo® (teriparatide): Administration on Alternate Days
Forsteo is not registered for administration on alternate days and this type of dosing is not recommended. Lilly-sponsored clinical trials have only evaluated the efficacy and safety of once-daily administration of teriparatide
the individual clinical decision was made to start a treatment with
teriparatide in a patient, the recommended dose is 20 mcg
teriparatide once daily since the summary of product information does
not list other doses of teriparatide for particular situations or
specific patient populations.1
according to Summary of Product Characteristics
recommended dose of Forsteo is 20 micrograms administered once
maximum total duration of treatment with Forsteo should be 24 months.
The 24-month course of Forsteo should not be repeated over a
should receive supplemental calcium and vitamin D supplements if
dietary intake is inadequate.1
cessation of Forsteo therapy, patients may be continued on other
Forsteo [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland
B.V., The Netherlands.
Date of Last Review:February 10, 2020
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