Calcitonin is a hormone that is produced and released by the C-cells in the thyroid gland. It opposes the action of the parathyroid hormone, helping to regulate the blood’s calcium and phosphate levels....
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Calcitonin?
A: You should not use Calcitonin if you are allergic to it, tell the list of medicines you are using, and discuss your present medical conditions with your doctor before using this medicine.
Q: What precautions should I take while on treatment with Calcitonin?
This medicine will reduce blood calcium levels. Any unusual symptoms related to muscles, bones or joints should be brought to the notice of your doctor immediately
If this medicine becomes ineffective in your body, the levels of calcium in your blood will rise again. You must watch out for such a condition, that can be recognized by bone pain, kidney stones excess urination, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, thirst, constipation, lethargy, slow heartbeats, poor muscle tone, sudden fracture, psychosis, and coma. Report immediately, if you see any of the above such symptoms. If you are using nasal spray, report any nasal symptoms...
Q: When and how to consume Calcitonin?
A: Calcitonin is given by injection under the skin or into a muscle. Use this medication exactly as prescribed by the doctor.