Is Calcitonin safe
Lower back pain,x ray diagnosed L1 fracture and osteoporosis Doctor has prescribed Gemitrol Nasal Spray. I have found on net that Calcitonin salmon has associated malignancy risks.Is it true? Are any alternates to this medicine?How long is it safe to take this medicine?
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Hi, Calcitonin is a naturally occurring hormone. It helps regulate calcium levels in your body and is involved in the process of bone building. When taken by shot or nasal spray, it slows the rate of bone thinning. It also relieves pain that occurs when the bones in the spine (vertebrae) break and collapse on top of each other (spinal compression fracture)... Usually the benefits of the medicine are more important than any minor side effects...
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