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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Nasal calcitonin: Yes it is safe with the exception that longer use may lead to irritation of nasal mucosa

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Calcitonin has been used for osteoporosis, there is a nose spray and injections. Not sure the tablets survive in stomach acid.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Miacalcin (salmon calcitonin): Miacalcin is the hormone calcitonin, extracted from salmon. It has 2 forms, with an injection or a nasal spray. It's used to regulate the body's calci ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
For osteoporosis: Recombinant salmon calcitonin by injection and nasal spray have been used for many years. The results of the oral form were better than the nasal spra ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
No.: They are completely different types of osteoporosis drugs.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Fairly safe: Miacalcin is a medication that we have used for osteoporosis for years. It does ten TB fairly well tolerated but can cause nasal irritation and headac ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Miacalcin nasal spray has been used for years bone loss such as osteoporosis. It does have potential side effects but most are minor rather then major ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Very but it depends!: Miacalcin is fda-approved brand of nasal calcitonin used to treat osteoporosis (http://www.Pharma.Us.Novartis.Com/product/pi/pdf/miacalcin_nasal.Pdf). ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: If bone loss is a major problem
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Nothing significant: You (or whoever is on this regimen) should be perfectly fine.

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