Forteo vs. Tymlos: Which did you choose?

Posted by suze317 @suze317, Oct 17, 2018

I have to make a decision on Forteo vs. Tymlos and am not sure what to choose. Forteo has been around a lot longer, but has to be refrigerated. Tymlos only around 1 1/2 years but is shelf stable and seems to have less side effects and less issues with calcium. Can anyone offer their perspective? Thank you!

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@nme1985

You are much more knowledgeable than I am. Just what I sent you. I appreciate any advice you can offer. I am new to all this.

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I can't answer about Tymlos, but I was on Forteo for 24 months and finished in September 2023. My density went up 11%, up 6% the first year and 5% the second year. The side effects were minimal and went away after the first couple of weeks.

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