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Drug Interactions between calcitonin and etelcalcetide

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calcitonin etelcalcetide

Applies to: calcitonin and etelcalcetide

Etelcalcetide can significantly decrease the calcium levels in your blood, and combining it with other medications that also have this effect may increase the risk of hypocalcemia, or low blood calcium. Symptoms of hypocalcemia include numbness or tingling around your mouth, muscle spasms, convulsions, mental changes (irritability, depression, psychosis), increased pressure on the brain, and irregular heartbeat. Let your doctor know if you experience these or other unusual symptoms. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Drug and food interactions

No alcohol/food interactions were found. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

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Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

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