Taking Teriparatide Injection

Use proper safety precautions when administering these daily injections.

How To Use

Teriparatide Injection is injected in the thigh or abdomen once daily for not more than 24 months.*

*You should not take Teriparatide Injection for a period in excess of two 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 for 28 days. It is set to give a 20-microgram dose of medicine each day.

Be sure to store your Teriparatide Injection delivery device in the refrigerator, 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. Throw away the Teriparatide Injection delivery device after 28 days, even if it has medicine in it.

Consult your healthcare provider for instructions on how to properly use the Teriparatide Injection delivery device, specifically with regard to appropriate injection site rotation. Refer to the User Manual for further directions.

How To Inject

  • 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 one 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.

Be sure to store your Teriparatide Injection delivery device in the refrigerator, 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.

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.