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calcitonin salmon - injection, Calcimar, Miacalcin

GENERIC NAME: CALCITONIN SALMON - INJECTION (KAL-si-TOE-nin)

BRAND NAME(S): Calcimar, Miacalcin

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USES: This medication is used to treat certain bone problems (e.g., Paget's disease, postmenopausal osteoporosis) and to reduce high blood levels of calcium. Calcitonin is a man-made hormone that works by slowing bone loss and maintaining normal calcium levels in the blood. It may also help to reduce bone pain in people who have Paget's disease.




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