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In the US, Teriparatide (teriparatide systemic) is a member of the drug class parathyroid hormone and analogs and is used to treat Hypoparathyroidism and Osteoporosis.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of osteoporosis

Calcium regulator

Diagnostic agent

Recombinant parathyroid hormone analogue

Chemical Name

L-Seryl-L-valyl-L-seryl-L-glutamyl-L-isoleucyl-L-glutaminyl-L-leucyl-L-metionyl-L-histidyl-L-asparaginyl-L-leucylglycyl-L-lysyl-L-histidyl-L-leucyl-L-asparaginyl-L-seryl-L-metionyl-L-glutamyl-L-arginyl-L-valyl-L-glutamyl-L-tryptophyl-L-leucyl-L-arginyl-L- (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Teriparatidum (Latin)
  • Teriparatid (German)
  • Teriparatide (French)
  • Teriparatida (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Forsteo
    Elanco, Spain; Eli Lilly, Belgium; Eli Lilly, Switzerland; Eli Lilly, Cyprus; Eli Lilly, Croatia (Hrvatska); Eli Lilly, Ireland; Eli Lilly, Lithuania; Eli Lilly, Latvia; Eli Lilly, Poland; Eli Lilly, Russian Federation; Eli Lilly and Company, United Kingdom; Eli Lilly Nederland, Austria; Eli Lilly Nederland, Hungary; Lilly, China; Lilly, Czech Republic; Lilly, Germany; Lilly, Denmark; Lilly, Finland; Lilly, France; Lilly, Iceland; Lilly, Italy; Lilly, Lebanon; Lilly, Norway; Lilly, Portugal; Lilly, Sweden; Lilly, Slovenia; Lilly, Slovakia; Lilly, Turkey; Lilly-Pharmaserve, Greece
  • Forteo
    Al Masria, Egypt; Eli Lilly, Argentina; Eli Lilly, Hong Kong; Eli Lilly, Japan; Eli Lilly, Mexico; Eli Lilly, Malaysia; Eli Lilly, Philippines; Eli Lilly, Serbia; Eli Lilly, Thailand; Eli Lilly and Company, United States; Eli Lilly de Chile, Chile; Lilly, Canada; Lilly, Israel; Lilly, New Zealand; Lilly, Oman; Lilly, Taiwan; Lilly, Venezuela; Lilly, South Africa
  • Osteofortil
    Biosidus, Argentina
  • Teribone
    Asahi Kasei Pharma, Japan
  • Teriparatide Acetate Asahi Kasei
    Asahi Kasei Pharma, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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