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Miacalcin Nasal Spray Dosage

Generic name: CALCITONIN SALMON 200[iU]
Dosage form: nasal spray, metered
Drug class: Calcitonin

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 1, 2023.

2.1 Basic Dosing Information

The recommended dose of Miacalcin nasal spray is 1 spray (200 International Units) per day administered intranasally, alternating nostrils daily.

2.2 Priming (Activation) of Pump

Unopened Miacalcin nasal spray should be stored in the refrigerator. Before using the first dose of Miacalcin nasal spray, the patient should wait until it has reached room temperature. To prime the pump before it is used for the first time, the bottle should be held upright and the two white side arms of the pump depressed toward the bottle, repeat until a full spray is released. The pump is primed once the first full spray is emitted. To administer, the nozzle should first be carefully placed into the nostril while the patient’s head is in the upright position, then the pump should be firmly depressed toward the bottle. The pump should not be primed before each daily dose.

2.3 Recommendations for Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation

Patients who use Miacalcin nasal spray should receive adequate calcium (at least 1000 mg elemental calcium per day) and vitamin D (at least 400 International Units per day).

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.