Posts Tagged: Calcitonin

Calcitonin in the firing line… linked to increased risk of cancer

News from the European Medicine Agency A committee of the European Medicine Agency, the Europe equivalent of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), investigated calcitonin and cancer risk. The committee’s evaluation and recommendation for action by the agency was released July 20, 2012. Note in the US, the brand names for calcitonin used in… Read more

FDA Issues New Safety Alert for Miacalcin (Calcitonin)

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FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) issued a new safety labeling change for Miacalcin (Calcitonin-Salmon) Nasal Spray and Injection. Tremors were added as an adverse reaction. The accompanying product information that you receive with your prescription will have the following addition: ADVERSE REACTIONS Dermatologic/Hypersensitivity Central and Peripheral Nervous System: Tremor Source: