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    Brand Name: FORTICAL

    Generic Name: Calcitonin (Salmon)

    Generic for Fortical* (Calcitonin (Salmon)) nasal spray is used to treat osteoporosis in women who are at least 5 years past menopause. This medicine is used together with calcium and vitamin D intake. It works by stopping bone loss and increasing bone density. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Fortical* used for?

Generic for Fortical* (Calcitonin (Salmon)) nasal spray is used to treat osteoporosis in women who are at least 5 years past menopause. This medicine is used together with calcium and vitamin D intake. It works by stopping bone loss and increasing bone density. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Fortical*?

The dosage of Generic for Fortical* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Fortical*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Fortical* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Fortical*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Fortical*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Fortical*?

It may be noted that drug other than that listed above may also interact with Generic for Fortical*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Fortical*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Fortical*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Fortical* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Fortical* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Fortical* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Fortical* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Fortical* can cause side effects such as headache, stuffy nose, nasal discomfort, and nausea. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Fortical*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Fortical*?

Is it possible for me to use Generic for Fortical* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Fortical*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Fortical*?
How will Generic for Fortical* work in my body?
How should Generic for Fortical* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Fortical* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Fortical* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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