Calco

Calco

calcitonin

Manufacturer:

Lisapharma

Distributor:

DKLL

Marketer:

SPB Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Synthetic salmon calcitonin
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Paget's disease, Sudeck's disease, osteoporosis Inj 100 IU/day or every other day, IM or SC. In the case of objective & subjective symptomatology improvement, it is possible to take into account a 50 IU daily administration. If necessary, doses can be increased up to 200 IU/day. Hypercalcaemia 5-10 IU for any body wt, by slow IV inj 2-4 doses w/in 24 hr or through a drop infusion in 500 mL of physiological soln w/in 6 hr. IV infusion Use in emergency or severe cases.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Long-term treatment for bedridden patients should be combined by a mthly check of the biochemical blood & renal function. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, slight facial flushing w/ heat sensation. Inflammatory reactions on inj site.
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
Calco inj 100 IU
Packing/Price
5 × 1's
Form
Calco inj 50 IU
Packing/Price
5 × 1's
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