Calcimar (calcitonin) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Calcimar (calcitonin):
Calcitonin (Includes Calcimar) ↔ Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Hypocalcemia, Vitamin D Deficiency
When calcitonin is used for the treatment of osteoporosis, hypocalcemia and other disturbances of mineral metabolism such as vitamin D deficiency should be treated prior to initiation of therapy. The desired increase in bone mineral density requires an adequate supply of calcium and vitamin D in the body. In patients with these conditions, serum calcium and symptoms of hypocalcemia should be monitored during therapy with calcitonin salmon nasal spray. Appropriate intake of calcium and vitamin D should be ensured throughout the course of treatment.
- "Product Information. Calcimar (calcitonin)." Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Collegeville, PA.
- "Product Information. Miacalcin Injection, Synthetic (calcitonin)." Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ.
Calcimar (calcitonin) drug Interactions
There are 6 drug interactions with Calcimar (calcitonin)
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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