ABOUT THE DRUG:
Calcitonin (Salmon) is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Ostospray Nasal Solution. Calcitonin nasal solution belongs to the group of medications known as bone metabolism regulators. It is used to treat osteoporosis, which is a brittle bone disease in women, who had a menopause atleast 5 years ago.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Calcitonin is used to treat osteoporosis in women who had a menopause at least 5 years ago and who did not want to take estrogen products. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break more easily. This medicine consists of a human hormone that is also found in salmon. This medicine works by preventing bone breakdown and increasing bone density or thickness.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Calcitonin (salmon) nasal spray belongs to the group of medications called bone metabolism regulators. Calcitonin is a hormone that occurs naturally in the human body. Calcitonin (salmon) is similar to human calcitonin hormone, but it is more potent and also acts longer than human calcitonin. This nasal spray works by reducing the rate breakdown of the bone that is caused by cells in the bone called osteoclasts and may encourage cells called osteoblasts to build up the bones. This increases the density of bone in the lower spine and slowing down the loss of bone that helps in maintaining the strong bones and reduces the risk of fractures
Ostospray Nasal Solution is manufactured by Novartis, India. The drugs are available on our website under various pack sizes. To buy Ostospray Nasal Solution ? 3.7 ml online, visit 24x7pharma.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of Nasal Spray under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Ostospray Nasal Solution ? 3.7 ml
Buy Ostospray Nasal Solution ? 3.7 ml online at 24x7pharma.com.
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are hypersensitive to an active ingredient Calcitonin (Salmon)or any other ingredient of the medicine
Have a very low calcium level in your blood (hypocalcaemia)
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
Are breastfeeding women
WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS:
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU
Are under 18 years of age
Have any nasal or sinus problems
Have a chronic infection, or nasal pain
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not double the dose.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is available in the form of a Nasal Solution.This medication should be taken through the nose by a nasal spray. Shake the bottle well before use. Apply this solution by spraying in the nose on closing one nostril by pressing it with your finger keep the bottle upright, carefully and insert the nasal applicator into the open nostril. Press down the pump to deliver the prescribed number of sprays, while gently breathing in through the nose. It is advised to follow your doctor?s instructions while using this drug and also read the leaflet carefully.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescribed dose. Do not change and stop the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Calcitonin (Salmon) then take it as soon as you remember.Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF OSTOSPRAY 2200IU SPRAY 3.7ML:
• Running nose
• Back pain
• Skin rash
• Difficulty in breathing
• Swelling of the tongue or throat
• Difficulty in swallowing
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: lithium, corticosteroids such as prednisone.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if someone having a similar symptoms that you do
Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature
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