Forteo ® (teriparatide [rDNA origin] injection)

20-mcg daily dose in a 2.4-mL prefilled delivery device

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FORTEO® (teriparatide [rDNA origin] injection): Use With History of Cancer

Risk of osteosarcoma and the use of FORTEO® (teriparatide [rDNA origin] injection) should be discussed with physician.

I Have a History of Cancer, Can I Take FORTEO?

Talk to your physician about your risk of osteosarcoma. They are in the best position to evaluate this risk in the context of your medical history.

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Date of Last Review: November 19, 2020

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