FDA Approves Expanded Use of Lilly's FORTEO(R) [teriparatide (rDNA origin) injection] to Treat Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
...ed osteoporosis," said Kenneth G. Saag, M.D., MSc, professor of medicine and epidemiology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. "The approval of teriparatide
for this new indication offers healthcare providers and patients a new treatment option that effectively increases bone mineral density in a different...
Scientists discover way to jumpstart bone's healing process
...ignificant healing and pain control after being on teriparatide
for only eight to 12 weeks. These findings were en...of their pain and immobility in half? That's what teriparatide
did in our initial research."
Bukata said much ... patients.
"While we had come to understand how teriparatide
builds bone more robustly than the body can on its...
Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug
...rsity of Rochester Medical Center in New York gave teriparatide
(Forteo) to 145 people who had bone fractures that...ling and pain control after eight to 12 weeks.
speeds the healing of fractures by changing the be...
Participants in the study will be given either teriparatide
or a placebo and will be followed for 16 weeks to...
FORSTEO(R) Receives Approval from the European Commission for the Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA).
stimulates new bone formation by increasing the nu...with the European Commission's decision to
for this new use."
Glucocorticoid-induced osteop...Bone Diseases in Belgium. "This new indication for teriparatide
physicians and patients with a new treatm...
Many Osteoporosis Medications Prevent Fractures, But None Is Proven Best
etidronate, ibandronate, risedronate, calcitonin, teriparatide
(a form of
PTH) and raloxifene reduce fracture risks.
-- Not enough evi...preventing osteoporosis-related
-- Calcitonin, risedronate and teriparatide
reduce fracture risks among
-- For people at increased risk of fal...
New Drug Fights Medication-Linked Bone Loss
may help asthma patients avoid fracture, researche...e lumbar (lower) spine was double for those taking teriparatide
-- an average 7.2 percent rise versus 3.4 percent in the alendronate group. The teriparatide
group also experienced fewer fractures of the vert...