Calcitonin

Dosing Information

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The medical condition being treated
  • How you respond to calcitonin
  • Your weight
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
     
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
 

Calcitonin Drug Interactions

Calcitonin can potentially interact with a few different medications (see Drug Interactions With Calcitonin Salmon Nasal Spray or Calcitonin Salmon Injection Drug Interactions).
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not known exactly what to expect from an overdose of calcitonin salmon nasal spray. Based on the way the drug works, potential effects of an overdose could include:
 
  • Low calcium in the blood
  • Muscle twitches or spasms
  • Seizures
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia).
     
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
 
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