Miacalcic Nasal 200

Miacalcic Nasal 200

calcitonin

Manufacturer:

Delpharm

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Synthetic salmon calcitonin
Indications/Uses
Bone pain associated w/ osteolysis &/or osteopenia; Paget's bone disease (osteitis deformans); neurodystrophic disorders (algodystrophy or Sudeck's disease).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Bone pain associated w/ osteolysis &/or osteopenia 200-400 IU daily. Max single dose: 200 IU, give higher dosage in divided doses. Paget's disease 200 IU daily as a single dose or 400 IU daily in divided doses. Duration of treatment: 3 mth, max of 6 mth under exceptional circumstances eg, patients w/ impending pathologic fracture. Neurodystrophic disorder 200 IU daily in a single dose for 2-4 wk. An additional 200 IU may be administered every 2nd day for up to 6 wk.
Special Precautions
Monitor for systemic allergic & allergic-type reactions including single cases of anaphylactic shock. Consider skin testing prior to treatment in patients w/ suspected sensitivity to calcitonin. Risk of malignancies in patients w/ OA & osteoporosis during long-term use. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Nasal discomfort, congestion, oedema, dryness, irritation, odour & mucosal erythema, sneezing, rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, mucosal excoriation. Headache, dizziness, dysgeusia; flushing; epistaxis, sinusitis, ulcerative rhinitis, pharyngitis; nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain; arthralgia; fatigue.
Drug Interactions
ATC Classification
H05BA01 - calcitonin (salmon synthetic) ; Belongs to the class of anti-parathyroid hormones, calcitonin preparations. Used in the management of calcium homeostasis.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Miacalcic Nasal 200 nasal spray 200 IU
Packing/Price
14 dose x 1's
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