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How useful is Terifrac injection 20mg and what are it's side effects?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 31, 2023.

Official answer


Teriparatide (Terifrac) is used to treat osteoporosis in men and women who have a high risk of bone fracture. Teriparatide forms new bone, increases bone mineral density and bone strength, and as a result reduces the chance of getting a fracture (broken bone).

Common side effects of teriparatide include:

  • abdominal pain
  • constipation
  • depression
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • weight loss

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking teriparatide.

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