Calcitonin

Category: Osteoporosis



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2JXZ,%%s1LS7IdentifiersAliasesCALCA, CALC1, CGRP, CGRP-I, CGRP1, CT, KC, PCT, calcitonin related polypeptide alpha, CalcitoninExternal IDsOMIM: 114130 HomoloGene: 88401 GeneCards: CALCA Gene location (Human)Chr.Chromosome 11 (human)[1]Band11p15.2Start14,966,668 bp[1]End14,972,354 bp[1]RNA expression patternMore reference expression dataGene ontologyMolecular function• hormone activity• calcitonin receptor binding• protein bindi...

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Calcitonin Side Effects

Has anyone experienced any side effects from Calcitonin? I have severe headaches and am susceptible to sinus infections. I also have lower back and joint pain. ## Hello Sanjoe, Sorry to hear that you are experiencing so many difficulties with your medication. I have pulled up some information for you. According to the National Institute of Health these are the following adverse reactions associated with taking Calcitonin-Salmon nasal spray. All information listed is in reference to the Apotex Corp generic (NDC: 60505-0823) - Back Pain - Headache - Nasal Crusts - Dryness - Redness Or Erythema - Nasal Sores - Irritation - Itching - Thick Feeling - Soreness - Pallor - Infection - Stenosis - Runny/blocked - Small Wound - Bleeding Wound - Tenderness - Uncomfortable Feeling And Sore Across B...

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ostospray

Absorbtion maximum ## Otospray contains the active ingredient Calcitonin and is most commonly used to help protect against bone mineral loss. As to how much is absorbed into the body, I haven't found any information on that. However, with most medications, it is only a small fraction of what is actually in any given dosage. You can learn more on it here: Does anyone else have any information to add?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Calcitonin
  • Injection: 100 iu/ml, 200 iu/ml, 200unit/ml, 400 iu/vial
  • Spray, Metered: 200 iu/spray, 200IU/actuation
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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