Forsteo ® (teriparatide)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information. Please refer to the link for full prescribing information: Forsteo Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)

Forsteo® (teriparatide): General information on Forsteo pen

The Forsteo pen is a pre-filled, disposable pen, containing 2.4 mL of solution enough for 28 doses of 20 micrograms (per 80 microliters). Please refer to the user manual for instructions on how to use the pen.

Further information

No needles are supplied with the product. The device can be used with insulin pen injection needles.1

We recommend to use Forsteo with Becton Dickinson and Company (BD) needles.2

Do not store the injection device with the needle attached.1

Store in a refrigerator (2°C – 8°C) at all times. The pen should be returned to the refrigerator immediately after use.1

Do not freeze.1

Dispose of the device 28 days after first use.3

Each Forsteo pack is provided with a user manual that fully describes the use of the pen.1

Please refer to the user manual for instructions on how to use the pen.1

Get the User Manual

Forsteo pre-filled pen User Manual


1. Forsteo [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

2. Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.

3. Forsteo [user manual]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

Date of Last Review: October 11, 2019

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