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Calcitonin nasal spray is used together with calcium and vitamin D to treat bone loss in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis who have been postmenopause for at least 5 years. Therefore, provisions for parenteral administration of calcium should be available for the treatment of overdose.Single doses of calcitonin salmon nasal spray up to 1600 International Units, doses up to 800 International Units per day for 3 days and chronic administration of doses up to 600 International Units per day have been studied without serious adverse effects.Calcitonin is a polypeptide hormone secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland in mammals and by the ultimobranchial gland of birds and fish.Calcitonin Salmon (synthetic origin) Nasal Spray is a synthetic polypeptide of 32 amino acids in the same linear sequence that is found in calcitonin of salmon origin.
Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. It is not possible to exclude an increased risk when calcitonin salmon is administered by the subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous route because these routes of administration were not investigated in the meta-analysis. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. Available for Android and iOS devices. It helps control calcium in the body.
If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. Each bottle contains at least 14 doses (2 mL fill) or 30 doses (3.7 mL fill).Discard bottle after 14 doses (2 mL fill) or 30 doses (3.7 mL fill).See FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information and Instructions for Use).For more information on Calcitonin Salmon (synthetic origin) Nasal Spray, call Apotex Corp. at 1-800-706-5575.This Patient Information and Instructions for Use has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.Read this Patient Information before you start using Calcitonin Salmon (synthetic origin) Nasal Spray and each time you get a refill. Even if you do not feel the spray while using it, the medication is still being absorbed by your nasal passages.Each bottle contains 30 doses of calcitonin nasal. There is no information on the presence of calcitonin-salmon in human milk, the effects on the breastfed child, or the effects on milk production. Unopened calcitonin salmon nasal spray should be stored in the refrigerator.
Imbalances in risks were still observed when analyses excluded basal cell carcinoma (see Table 2); the data were not sufficient for further analyses by type of malignancy.
The pump is primed once the first full spray is emitted. Select one or more newsletters to continue.
You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about Calcitonin Salmon (synthetic origin) Nasal Spray that is written for health professionals.2200 USP Calcitonin Salmon Units/mL (200 USP Calcitonin Salmon Units/spray)The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records.
Before using the first dose of calcitonin salmon nasal spray, the patient should wait until it has reached room temperature.
There may be new information. Safety and efficacy not established; off-label use reported. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.Other drugs may interact with calcitonin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.Copyright 1996-2018 Cerner Multum, Inc. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.Calcitonin nasal comes with patient instructions for safe and effective use.
The usual provisions should be made for emergency treatment if such a reaction occurs. Hold the nasal spray upright with your first and second fingers on each side of the pump and your thumb on the bottom of the bottle.Pump the spray unit firmly to spray the medicine into your nostril.