Calcitonin and the treatment of osteoporosis

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Calcitonin, a potent inhibitor of bone resorption, is an important agent for the treatment of osteoporosis. An analgesic effect of salmon calcitonin has also been reported. The recent development of calcitonin nasal spray should eliminate the need for injections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)469-473
Number of pages5
JournalMaryland Medical Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991

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  • Medicine(all)


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