Unicalcin Nasal Spray

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Composition for Unicalcin 50IU Nasal Spray

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Primarily used for

Post menopausal osteoporosis, Increased calcium levels in blood due to cancer
969.05
1 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Unicalcin Nasal Spray

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Uses of Unicalcin Nasal Spray

Unicalcin Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of post menopausal osteoporosis and increased calcium levels in blood due to cancer.
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Side effects of Unicalcin Nasal Spray

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Flushing of face, Injection site inflammation.

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How to use Unicalcin 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.

How Unicalcin Nasal Spray works

Unicalcin nasal spray has the structure similar to calcitonin, a natural hormone that prevents bone loss.

In Depth Information on Unicalcin Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Unicalcin Nasal Spray

  • Do not take calcitonin if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to calcitonin or to any of the other ingredients of this medicines.
  • Avoid using calcitonin in condition such as low levels of calcium in blood (hypocalcemia).
  • Calcitonin is not recommended in children under 18 years of age. 
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machines, if you feel dizzy, tired, have a headache or get disturbed vision after taking calcitonin.
  • Long term treatment with calcitonin for osteoporosis and osteoarthritis have shown an increase in the risk of cancer in clinical trials.
  • Calcitonin is recommended to be taken at bedtime to reduce the side effects like urge to vomit (nausea) and vomiting that are generally experienced at the beginning of the treatment.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Unicalcin Nasal Spray
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Unicalcin 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.
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Lactation
Unicalcin Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Unicalcin Nasal Spray alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Unicalcin Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Unicalcin Nasal Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Unicalcin Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Unicalcin Nasal Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Calcitonin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Unicalcin 50IU Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions for Calcitonin

Unicalcin is not a steroid hormone/ peptide hormone/ bisphosphonate. However, Unicalcin 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
Unicalcin 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. Unicalcin 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 Unicalcin stimulates or promotes the bone formation or resorption by the osteoblasts is uncertain
Long term treatment with Unicalcin 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, Unicalcin decreases phosphate resorption by direct action on the kidney.
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Substitutes for Unicalcin

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