Treating Paget disease, postmenopausal osteoporosis (fragile or brittle bones), and high blood calcium levels. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Calcitonin-Salmon is a hormone. It works by regulating calcium in the blood and bone.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Calcitonin-Salmon . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Calcitonin-Salmon . However, no specific interactions with Calcitonin-Salmon are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Calcitonin-Salmon may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Calcitonin-Salmon as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Calcitonin-Salmon .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; flushing of the face or hands; increased frequency of urination; loss of appetite; metallic taste in mouth; nausea; reaction, redness, or pain at injection site; stomach pain; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Calcitonin-Salmon :
Store Calcitonin-Salmon in the refrigerator, between 36 and 46 degrees F (2 and 8 degrees C). Do not freeze. Keep Calcitonin-Salmon out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Calcitonin-Salmon . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.