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Calcitonin-salmon (Miacalcin, Fortical) is a man-made version of the hormone calcitonin. Calcitonin-salmon is prescribed to treat osteoporosis (postmenopause), Paget's disease of the bone, and hypercalcemia. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and efficacy during pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.


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Terms related to calcitonin:

  • Calcimar
  • Fortical
  • Miacalcin