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Miacalcin (calcitonin) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Miacalcin (calcitonin):


Calcitonin (Includes Miacalcin) ↔ 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.


  1. "Product Information. Calcimar (calcitonin)." Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Collegeville, PA.
  2. "Product Information. Miacalcin Injection, Synthetic (calcitonin)." Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ.

Miacalcin (calcitonin) drug Interactions

There are 6 drug interactions with Miacalcin (calcitonin)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor 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.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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