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A dose of l000 I.U. subcutaneously may produce nausea and vomiting as the only adverse effects. Doses of 32 units per kg per day for 1-2 days demonstrate no other adverse effects.
Data on chronic high-dose administration are insufficient to judge toxicity.
Clinical allergy to synthetic calcitonin-salmon.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/2/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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