Teriparatide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Teriparatide?

(ter i PAR a tide)

• This medicine is used to treat osteoporosis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had a stroke, talk with healthcare provider.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Headache.

• Leg cramps.

• Muscle pain.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

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