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Forsteo ® (teriparatide)
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Forsteo Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Forsteo® (teriparatide): Use in Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
Patients with MGUS are at risk for progression to multiple myeloma or related malignancies. Patients with skeletal malignancies or bone metastases should be excluded from treatment with Forsteo (contraindication).
Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) has an approximately
1% per year risk for progression to multiple myeloma or related
patient has MGUS with a likelihood of progression to multiple
myeloma, the clinician may consider not prescribing teriparatide.
factors for a patient with MGUS to progress to multiple myeloma or
related malignancies include
Rajkumar SV, Kyle RA, Therneau TM, et al. Serum free light chain
ratio is an independent risk factor for progression in monoclonal
gammopathy of undetermined significance. Blood.
= bone mineral density
= immunoglobulin A
= immunoglobulin M
= monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
Date of Last Review:March 03, 2020
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