Calcitonin injection - Novartis

Drug Profile

Calcitonin injection - Novartis

Alternative Names: Miacalcic Injection; Salcatonin injection - Novartis

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Novartis
  • Class Antihypercalcaemics; Calcium regulators; Neuropeptides; Osteoporosis therapies; Peptide hormones
  • Mechanism of Action Calcitonin stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Malignant hypercalcaemia; Osteitis deformans; Postmenopausal osteoporosis

Most Recent Events

  • 20 Jul 2012 The European Medicines Agency recommended that due to an increased risk of cancer associated with long-term use, calcitonin medicines should only be used for the shortest possible time using the minimum effective dose .
  • 03 Dec 2002 The CPMP has recommended approval of injectable calcitonin for prevention of acute bone loss due to sudden immobilisation throughout the European Union
  • 13 Nov 2000 Launched for Postmenopausal osteoporosis in Germany (Injection)
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