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Dosing Information for Teriparatide

There is only one recommended dose, regardless of your age, weight, or other medical conditions. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Teriparatide Dosing for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Teriparatide can potentially interact with a few different medications (see Drug Interactions With Teriparatide).

What If I Take an Overdose of Teriparatide?

People who take too much teriparatide may have overdose symptoms that could include:
If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Forteo Overdose for more information.)

How Should It Be Stored?

Teriparatide pens should be stored in the refrigerator at all times. Take it out of the refrigerator just long enough to give yourself the injection each day. Keep teriparatide and all other medications out of the reach of children. Do not freeze teriparatide, and do not use any teriparatide that has been frozen.
As mentioned, each teriparatide pen can be used for only 28 days after the first use. You must discard the pen after 28 days, even if there is some medicine left in it.
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