Metabolism- It is metabolized in the kidney to its metabolites. It also metabolized in blood and plasma
Excretion- It is excreted through urine
Intravenous- ? to 12 hrs
Intranasal- 1 hour
4. Tingling of hands.
5. Unpleasant taste.
6. Inflammatory reactions at injection site.
16.Edema of feet.
2. Paget`s disease of bone.
Initial dose- 100 IU
Maintenance dose- 50 to 100 IU, three times daily
Hypercalcemia- 4 IU/kg every 12 hrs. The dose increase by 8 IU/kg every 12 hrs
Postmenopausal osteoporosis- 100 IU daily
Hypercalcemia- 2 to 16 IU/kg every 12 hrs
Postmenopausal osteoporosis- 200 IU daily
Home Delivery for Calcitonin in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including calcitonin.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for calcitonin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for calcitonin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take calcitonin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for calcitonin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for calcitonin with the pharmacy.
Calcitonin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for calcitonin might be better known than calcitonin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have calcitonin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for calcitonin.