Author Archives: Vanda Pinto PhD

Continuous Forsteo Effective for Case of Severe Hypoparathyroidism

In a woman whose severe hypoparathyroidism did not respond to standard treatment, constant infusion of a lab-engineered form of the parathyroid hormone (PTH) eliminated symptoms and improved her quality of life, a case study from Portugal reports. This medication, called Forsteo (teriparatide) and marketed in the U.S. as…