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cal·ci·to·nin

 (kăl′sĭ-tō′nĭn)
n.
A peptide hormone, secreted by the thyroid gland in humans or produced synthetically, that lowers plasma calcium and phosphate levels without augmenting calcium accretion and is used therapeutically to treat diseases such as osteoporosis. Also called thyrocalcitonin.

calcitonin

(ˌkælsɪˈtəʊnɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a hormone secreted by the thyroid that inhibits the release of calcium from the skeleton and prevents a build-up of calcium in the blood. Also called: thyrocalcitonin Compare parathyroid hormone
[C20: from calci- + ton(ic) + -in]

cal•ci•to•nin

(ˌkæl sɪˈtoʊ nɪn)

n.
a thyroid hormone involved in regulating calcium levels in the blood.
[1960–65; calci- + tone + -in1]

calcitonin

A hormone produced by the thyroid gland. It lowers the calcium level in blood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calcitonin - thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone
thyroid hormone - any of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically
Translations
calcitonina

cal·ci·to·nin

n. calcitonina, hormona segregada por la tiroides que estimula el transporte del calcio de la sangre a los huesos.

calcitonin

n calcitonina
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5 at the femoral neck, total hip, or lumbar spine * Low bone mass and 10-year probability of hip fracture [greater than or equal to] 3% or a 10-year probability of a major osteoporosis-related fracture [greater than or equal to] 20% TABLE 4 FDA-approved osteoporosis treatments (2) Antiresorptive therapy Anabolic therapy Bisphosphonates Teriparatide (PTH 1-34, Forteo) Alendronate (Fosamax, Binosto) Risedronate (Actonel) Ibandronate (Boniva oral and IV) Zoledronic acid (Reclast IV) Estrogen agonist/antagonists Raloxifene (Evista) Estrogen/estrogen-progestin combinations Calcitonin Miacalcin Fortical RANKL inhibitor Denosumab (Prolia) Abbreviations: FDA, US Food and Drug Administration; IV, intravenous; PTH, parathyroid hormone; RANKL, receptor activator of nuclear factor- kappa beta ligand.
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Current therapies available include alendronate (Fosamax), risedronate (Actonel), teriparatide (Forteo), ibandronate (Boniva), and calcitonin (Fortical, Miacalcin, Calcimar).
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The FDA's review of our ANDA, which included a bioequivalence study designed to demonstrate the similarity between Novartis' currently marketed calcitonin-salmon nasal spray, Miacalcin and Nastech's nasal spray product, is ongoing and must be completed prior to approval.
which funded the trial and manufactures calcitonin-salmon nasal spray, marketed as Miacalcin.
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