Calcitonin


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Patients with hypocalcaemia.
Special Precautions
Skin test should be done before initiating therapy. Heart failure. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Children. Monitoring Parameters: Serum electrolytes and Ca.
Adverse Reactions
Endocrine disorders: Diabetogenic effect. Gastrointestinal disorders: GI disturbances, abdominal pain. General disorders and administration site conditions: Inj site inflammation. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness, tingling of the hands, unpleasant taste, tremor. Renal and urinary disorders: Urinary frequency. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Skin rash. Vascular disorders: Flushing.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactic shock.
Drug Interactions
Concurrent use with cardiac glycosides (e.g. digitalis) or Ca-channel blockers requires dosage adjustments of these drugs. May decrease serum concentration of lithium.
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