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Use proper safety precautions when administering these daily injections.

Taking Teriparatide Injection

Inject Teriparatide Injection one time each day in your thigh or abdomen (lower stomach area).* Talk to a healthcare provider about how to rotate injection sites. It is not effective as an oral medication.

* You should not take Teriparatide Injection for a period in excess of 2 years during your lifetime.

This multi-dose pen device uses a needle significantly smaller than a typical flu shot needle, and contains enough medication to last 28 days. It is set to give a 20-mcg dose of medicine each day.

Needles sold separately.

  • Once-daily dosing
  • Pre-filled multi-dose pen
  • Self-administer any time of day

Consult your healthcare provider for instructions on how to properly use the Teriparatide Injection delivery device. Refer to the User Manual for further directions.

Important Information

  • Medication may be injected on an empty stomach.
  • Teriparatide Injection should appear clear and colorless. Do not use if there are particles present, or if it is cloudy or colored.
  • Inject immediately upon removing the device from the refrigerator. After each use, safely dispose of the needle, recap the delivery device, and promptly return it to the refrigerator.
  • Inject once daily in your thigh or abdomen (lower stomach area).
  • Teriparatide Injection may be taken any time of day. Attempt to establish a regular schedule for your injection.
  • Do not take more than 1 injection in the same day.
  • Taking too much Teriparatide Injection may result in nausea, vomiting, weakness, or dizziness. Contact your healthcare provider immediately.
  • Do not transfer the medicine from the delivery device to a syringe. This can result in an incorrect dosage.

How to Travel with Teriparatide Injection

36° F to 46° F

Be sure to store your Teriparatide Injection delivery device in the refrigirator, between 36° F to 46° F (2° C to 8° C). Do not freeze, or use if it has been frozen. Do not use after the expiration date printed on the delivery device and packaging.

Disposal of Pen Needles and Delivery Device

  • Be sure to remove the pen needle before disposing of the delivery device.
  • Dispose of the delivery device and used needles as instructed by your healthcare provider, local and state laws, and relevant policies.

Troubleshooting the Teriparatide Injection Delivery Device

If your Teriparatide Injection delivery device is not working properly, please review the troubleshooting guide in the manual

For instructions on how to use, refer to the User Manual.

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