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Calcitonin

In the US, Calcitonin (calcitonin systemic) is a member of the drug class calcitonin and is used to treat Hypercalcemia, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

H05BA,H05BA01,H05BA02,H05BA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009007-12-9

Chemical Formula

C145-H240-N44-O48-S2

Molecular Weight

3431

Therapeutic Categories

Calcium regulator

Thyroid hormone

Chemical Name

A polypetpide hormone that lowers the calcium concentration in the plasma of mammals, obtained by synthesis or from animals (salmon, swine or other)

Foreign Names

  • Calcitoninum (Latin)
  • Calcitonin (German)
  • Calcitonine (French)
  • Calcitonina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Calcitonin (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Calcitonin (Pork) (OS: BANM)
  • Calcitonin (Salmon) (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Calcitonine (OS: DCF)
  • Calcitonine de porc et calcitonine de saumon (IS)
  • Salcatonin (IS)
  • Thyrocalcitonin (IS)
  • Calcitonin (Pork) (PH: BP 1999)
  • Calcitonin (Salmon) (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Calcitonin (salmon) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Calcitonin Salmon (PH: JP XVI)
  • Calcitonin vom Lachs (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Calcitonina porcina (PH: F.U. IX)
  • Calcitonine de saumon (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Calcitoninum humanum (PH: Ph. Helv. 9)
  • Calcitoninum salmonis (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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