calcitonin

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calcitonin

[kal·sə′tō·nən]
(biochemistry)
A polypeptide, calcium-regulating hormone produced by the ultimobranchial bodies in vertebrates. Also known as thyrocalcitonin.
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rights for Fortical to Upsher-Smith Laboratories, worldwide rights for its oral PTH technology to GlaxoSmithKline and worldwide rights for its calcitonin manufacturing technology to Novartis.
we are moving ahead as quickly as resources will allow." He pointed out that the agency already has approved several follow-on protein products that meet FDA criteria, including human recombinant hyaluronidase (Hylenex), calcitonin-salmon recombinant (Fortical Nasal Spray), and glucagon recombinant (GlucaGen).
Calcitonin (brand names: Fortical or Miacalcin) can be administered as a nasal spray or as a skin injection; side effects may include nasal congestion and nausea.
]hey are raloxifene (Evista), bisphosphonates (Actonel, Boniva, Fosamax, Reclast), parathyroid hormone, denosumab (Prolia), and calcitonin (Fortical, Miacalcin) (Level A evidence).
I can give you the same product under another name, Fortical. It will be much less expensive." After her insurance discount for prescriptions, JoAnn's charge was just $8.00 a month.