Calcitonin Pharmacology

On this episode, I discuss the pharmacology of calcitonin.

Calcitonin has an indication for osteoporosis as well as hypercalcemia.

When considering drug interactions with calcitonin, recall that it can lower calcium levels which could have a cumulative effect when combined with loop diuretics.

Calcitonin nasal spray should be stored upright and primed prior to use.

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