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Drug Name:

FORTICAL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Calcitonin-salmon (rDNA origin) 200 IU/spray; nasal spray.

Company:
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for FORTICAL:

Postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Adult:

1 spray (200Units) in alternating nostrils daily.

Children:

Not applicable.

Pharmacological Class:

Hormone.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do periodic nasal exams; discontinue if severe nasal ulceration occurs. Supplement diet with calcium (1g/day) and Vit. D (400 IU/day); reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C), nursing mothers: not recommended.

Adverse Reactions:

Rhinitis, other nasal/respiratory symptoms, back pain.

How Supplied:

Nasal spray (3.7mL)—1 (30 doses)

FORTICAL

  • 3.7ml of 200iu/spray nasal sprays (Qty:1)
  • appx. price $70.00
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