Treating Paget disease, postmenopausal osteoporosis (fragile or brittle bones), and high blood calcium levels. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Calcitonin-salmon is a hormone. It works by regulating calcium in the blood and bone.
Calcitonin-Salmon is a medication that is dispensed in the form of a nasal spray or an injection for the treatment and/or prevention of worsening osteoporosis in female patients. This medication can also be used for other medical conditions as determined by a physician such as Paget's Disease or Hypercalcemia. Calcitonin-Salmon is used in women who have experienced and ended their menopausal period more than five years from the initiation of Calcitonin-Salmon treatment and do not utilize estrogen based medical treatments.