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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
How big a fragment: ...do you believe is retained?
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but only if . . : All supplements, herbs & medications have side effects. No such thing as a free lunch. Therefore, only use a medication if potential benefit(s) outwei ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Best bone drug : Forteo is the ONLY anabolic bone drug - directly causes new bone formation. The patient must be assessed to make sure he/she is a candidate for Forteo ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Osteoporosis: One year . U should seek monitoring with an orthopedist that has special expertise with osteoporosis as u will need to be followed for 5-7 years.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Wenger
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Osteoporosis drug: Forteo is a medication which is used for men and women with osteoporosis who are or may be at risk for fragility fractures. This drug is injected and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple osteoporosis meds from pills, to nasal sprays, injections; they all have a variety of different side affect profiles. Usually with ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Forteo and Osteo: Unlikely to be caused by Forteo but you must discuss this with an Endocrinologist.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Forteo: The simple, straightforwood answer is yes? Forteo would not have been approved by the FDA if it was not safe!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: most state Medicaid plans pay for Forteo with pre authorization If you have definite osteoporosis or compression fractures or other types of fractures ... Read More
A 82-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hicks
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes if indicated: Forteo is usually prescribed to prevent spontaneous fracture from severe osteoporosis. You have either failed other treatments or were found to be so ... Read More
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