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Gemcal Nasal Spray

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Gemcal Nasal Spray

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Primary uses of Gemcal Nasal Spray

High calcium levels in the blood, Post menopausal osteoporosis
MRP
1743.5
3.7 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Gemcal Nasal Spray

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Uses of Gemcal Nasal Spray

Gemcal Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of high calcium levels in the blood and post menopausal osteoporosis.
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Gemcal Nasal Spray side effects

Common

Side Effect of Gemcal is Nasal irritation.

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How to use Gemcal Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.

In Depth Information on Gemcal Nasal Spray

Gemcal Nasal Spray related warnings
Special precautions for Gemcal Nasal Spray
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gemcal Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Gemcal Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Frequently asked questions about Gemcal Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions about Calcitonin Salmon

Gemcal is not a steroid hormone/ peptide hormone/ bisphosphonate. However, Gemcal occurs naturally in the body. It is also available as a man-made polypeptide hormone
Q. Is calcitonin lipid soluble/ hydrophilic/ water soluble?
Calcitonin is a hydrophilic, water soluble hormone
Gemcal is a naturally occurring thyroid hormone which is used to prevent and to treat thinning and weakening of the bone (osteoporosis) in post-menopausal women
Osteoclast is a type of bone cell which carry out dissolution and absorption of bone. Gemcal is a naturally occurring hormone secreted by thyroid gland in the body, which stops the activity of osteoclasts, thereby stops bone removal by the osteoclasts
Osteoblast is a type of bone cell which carry out bone formation. Whether Gemcal stimulates or promotes the bone formation or resorption by the osteoblasts is uncertain
Long term treatment with Gemcal for osteoporosis and osteoarthritis has shown an increase in the risk of cancer in clinical trials
Q. Does calcitonin increases calcium levels?
Calcitonin does not increase calcium levels. It is a naturally occurring hormone secreted by the thyroid gland in the body, which is used to reduce high calcium levels in the blood (hypercalcemia) due to cancer
Yes, Gemcal decreases phosphate resorption by direct action on the kidney.

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