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Forcaltonin

Active Substance: recombinant salmon calcitonin (rsct)
Common Name: recombinant salmon calcitonin
ATC Code: H05BA01
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Unigene UK Ltd.
Active Substance: recombinant salmon calcitonin (rsct)
Status: Withdrawn
Authorisation Date: 1999-01-11
Therapeutic Area: Hypercalcemia Osteitis Deformans Bone Resorption
Pharmacotherapeutic Group: Calcium homeostasis

Therapeutic Indication

Calcitonin is indicated for:
• Prevention of acute bone loss due to sudden immobilisation such as in patients with recent
osteoporotic fractures
• Paget's disease
• Hypercalcaemia of malignancy

The marketing authorisation for Forcaltonin has been withdrawn at the request of the marketing authorisation holder.

Source: European Medicines Agency

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