Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Calcitonin (also known as thyrocalcitonin) is a 32-amino acid linear polypeptide hormone that is produced in humans primarily by the parafollicular cells (also known as C-cells) of the thyroid, and in many other animals in the ultimobranchial body It acts to reduce blood calcium (Ca2+), opposing the effects of parathyroid hormone (PTH).
Salmon calcitonin is used for the treatment of:
- Postmenopausal osteoporosis
- Paget's disease
- Bone metastases
- Phantom limb pain [sic]
It has been investigated as a possible non-operative treatment for spinal stenosis.
On Dec, 21, 2015: 292 people reported to have side effects when taking Fortical. Among them, 1 people (0.34%) has Hallucination.
On Dec, 19, 2015: 292 people reported to have side effects when taking Fortical. Among them, 15 people (5.14%) have Death.
The source of the experienceeHealthme
Concepts, symbols and science items
Activities and commonsteps
OverloadsBone and skeletal disease