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  1. A guy with hot flashes?
    ... vancomycin (Vancocin) and calcitonin (Calcimar, Cibacalcin, Miacalcin ). Don't know your history, but it could all be a...

Hernia board

  1. new member questions about herniated disc and severe osteoporosis
    ... wasn't near enough. I've been on fosamax, actonol and miacalcin which I couldn't tolerate very long due to stomach...

Back Problems board

  1. What Dr. will order tests?
    ... prescription for the nose spray for osteoporosis, Miacalcin . I guess I will try that! Will let you know if anything...

  2. Yvette
    ... Yvette I wanted to know if you were still taking the miacalcin and if it's worked for your fusion? I'm really curious...

  3. Miacalcin and Calcium for fusion, anyone heard of this?
    ... Hi! I take calcium/vit. D and the Miacalcin spray for osteopenia. I have not had a fusion, but ... in my lumbar and SI area. My doctor wants me on the miacalcin spray to prevent osteoporosis. I think it is good ... but it did not agree with me. The good thing about miacalcin spray is that it really has no side effects. Take...

  4. steroid injections and osteoporosis
    ... my arthritis. I take extra calcium/multivitamin and miacalcin spray for my osteopenia. I tried fosamax before, but ... the day after I took it, so my doctor switched me to miacalcin spray. I do worry about osteoporosis, since it also...

  5. To Lori J. HELP !
    ... before. I stopped that Fosamax then and there and use Miacalcin nasal spray now . That esophageal business cost me...

  6. surgery number 2....
    ... but now have given up on using that. I have been on Miacalcin now for almost 6 weeks. So far there have been little...

Osteoporosis board

  1. New on boards--advice needed
    ... Over the years I have taken natural progesterone, miacalcin , and have taken Boniva for a little over a year. My...
    ... this naturally. But then, I broke down and tried the Miacalcin (no help) and now Boniva. I never took estrogen because...

  2. Is any one taking this
    ... Hi my doctor has recommend me to take miacalcin ? I could not tolorate fosamax and or actenol. Has...
    ... plc;3552295]Hi my doctor has recommend me to take miacalcin ? I could not tolorate fosamax and or actenol. Has ... the stuff doing.:) Sorry...I've never heard of miacalcin . I've only tried Fosamax and quit that after 3 months...
    ... I took Miacalcin for almost nine months. The reason I went off it ... spine has improved slightly but is slow going and Miacalcin is supposed to help more with the spine. For ... drugs. I didn't have a problem stomach wise with Miacalcin though. For those not familiar with Miacalcin ... which is a hormone secreted by the thyroid gland. Miacalcin comes from salmon origin, not human. It's been on...
    ... I was on miacalcin nasal spray and had no side effects. It seems to be ... meds. However, I continued to have bone loss on the miacalcin and my scores were quite low when diagnosed, so my...

  3. Started Boniva last week...
    ... Taape, have you considered Miacalcin ? I think it's okay for those who have GI problems...

  4. how many people have actually broken bones?
    ... osphonates were out at the time of diagnosis. Later I used Miacalcin , Fosamax and Actonel at various times. Fosamax at...

  5. Can someone tell me about their experience with Reclast?
    ... Zometa towards osteoporosis patients at all. They have Miacalcin for that....

  6. Taking Forteo Advice
    ... Forteo 2 years ago after having been on Fosamax and/or Miacalcin for 5 years prior. I did not have much of a side effect ... different - I did not have side effects to Fosamax or Miacalcin but being that I was 26 and my scores were so low ... still supposed to building bone. I believe Fosamax and Miacalcin only help to stop loss and not actually promote growth...

  7. no fracture-- now what?
    ... things that could cause that type of pain. I hope you miacalcin works but don't expect it to do anything for this...

  8. trying nose spray
    ... my gyne gave me a prescription for the nose spray, Miacalcin . Just wondering if anyone else has tried it and if...
    ... I was on Miacalcin nasal spray for nine months. My only side effect ... get some answers for your back! I have heard that Miacalcin can help relieve back pain associated with osteoporosis...

  9. Running out of options!
    ... take Evista because family history of strokes and the Miacalcin nose spray gave me such intense headaches that I couldn...
    ... take Evista because family history of strokes and the Miacalcin nose spray gave me such intense headaches that I couldn...

  10. osteoporosis
    ... Boron. I'm also using the Fortical Nasal Spray ( Miacalcin ). My reg doc gave me that and the alt said I can...

  11. New to this site and confused!
    ... same scores, another med with warnings, calcitonin ( miacalcin nasal spray) which has less side effects, but doesn...

  12. Osteoblast--Could you help me out?
    ... going to test me for salmon which is what Fortical and Miacalcin are. Will be seeing alt doc on Friday and ask about...
    ... upset my stomach. Back to reg doc, she suggested Miacalcin . I seemed to have an allergy to that (being tested...

  13. Recently diagnosed
    ... Actonel, but it didn't work and switched to forteo. The miacalcin spray is good too, but it doesn't work as fast as...

  14. Recently diagnosed & can't handle drugs...many questions!
    ... all? I've read that the calcitonin drugs (like miacalcin ) help with vertebral bone loss, at least for a while ... my other problems. Has anybody had any success with miacalcin or fortical? Reading about all of your stories...
    ... There are some other posts on this board on Fortical ( miacalcin ) and I posted a link, if you want to read the FDA...

  15. Eharri17 are you still out there??
    ... post by you (I think) in regard to taking Fortical or Miacalcin . It might have been long ago and you were going to...

  16. Anyone have success with Fortical Nasal Spray?
    ... Would love to hear from anyone who used Fortical ( Miacalcin ) and had success in improving their BMD. My doctor...
    ... Hi Jodianne: Sorry but I'm not taking miacalcin ... I do know there are a few here that are so maybe ... went on Forteo, but my t-score was to low for the miacalcin and went on Forteo. I remember you said you didn ... want to try the Forteo, so maybe you could give the miacalcin a shot. I understand that it slows bone resorption ... Below is a link to it if you want to read it. Miacalcin works at a slower rate than the other meds, so if...

  17. could someone help me with results, please?
    ... treatment, but there are other things as well, like miacalcin , strontium, or just going with the vits and exercise...

  18. prescribed Miacalcin
    ... before I even had stomach problems. I haven't used the Miacalcin but hopefully somebody will come along and post who...
    ... [COLOR="SeaGreen"]I've been on Miacalcin about 4 months but I still have horrible bone pain...

  19. Poor results after 7 mo on Forteo
    ... the forteo and has put me back on Fosamax+D, plus Miacalcin . I had a DEXA scan yesterday, and it showed that my...

  20. 34 year old female with Osteopenia
    ... actenol etc.) strontium, serms, forteo (possibly), and miacalcin . Info on Osteoporosis and Osteopenia-long but worth...

  21. ezorb not working
    ... Ask your dr about possibly taking strontium citrate, miacalcin , or forteo since those are the only things you haven...

  22. questions about forteo
    ... I have heard that miacalcin (sp?) is supposed to help with bone pain. I don't ... know. Forteo is much better at building bone than Miacalcin , so you wouldn't want to be just on the Miacalcin...

  23. only three short term studies on fracture reduction after FORTEO
    ... if i can continue it. do you know anything about miacalcin - does it work? i'm feeling out of options....
    ... before this, and is it possible to treat them? Miacalcin is a nasal spray from salmon calcitonin, which is ... usually taken 5 years past menopause. Miacalcin doesn't work as fast as forteo and isn't as strong ... can cause nasal irritations. Another thing is that miacalcin is considered a second line of defense where fosamax...

  24. Actonel and Ostopenia
    ... surgeries, osteo arthritis, etc. Maybe you could try the Miacalcin nasal spray, if you don't have any allergies to fish...
    ... thinking along the same lines--I have been exploring Miacalcin Nasal Spray to try at least for another 10 mos. at ... Boniva or Forteo which I believe are stronger than Miacalcin . I'll also research Stontium Citrate as you suggested...

  25. Actonel and bone pain
    ... are well known and mentioned by the drug co. Both Miacalcin nasal spray and Forteo are other options for drugs...

  26. bone loss in jaw
    ... consider some other med that's "not" a bisphosphonate ( Miacalcin , or Forteo), you're already taking hormones/calcium...

  27. Anyone used nasal spray Miacalcin?
    ... Responding to your post because I recently started taking Miacalcin myself (as of last month) and have great hopes for...
    ... Thank you for your response, I too have high hopes for Miacalcin , I hope it works out well for you as well. I hear...
    ... 2598397]I have recently started using the nasal spray miacalcin for my osteoporsis. I have taken fosamax and forteo ... really like the way my doctor explained the purpose of Miacalcin . He said that calcium is the building block, vitamin ... D is the mortar and Miacalcin is the "worker". Makes sense to me. :) I take ... feedback from someone who has more experience with Miacalcin and the results....
    ... take fortical since my insurance stopped paying for Miacalcin . The only difference I noticed is that the fortical ... burns my nostril when I spray whereas the Miacalcin did not. I am so happy to hear from someone for...
    ... My 90 year old mother used Miacalcin for a year or so and it did not work for her. However...
    ... Alicia, Miacalcin nasal spray is considered the least successful drug ... on the market. Miacalcin was the very first drug developed in the early 90s ... for osteoporosis. After Miacalcin , Fosamax was developed, and at that time the premier ... where the other drugs only slowed down bone loss. Miacalcin has been known to help against bone pain, and the ... early years of my disease, I was taking Fosamax and Miacalcin , since Miacalcin helped with the bone pain resulting ... m currently on Forteo, and since it's not known if Miacalcin interfers with the Forteo, I've stopped taking the ... Miacalcin . The information I've provided can be researched,...

  28. Evista - Is anyone taking it?
    ... but have you asked any of your dr.'s if Calcitonin ( Miacalcin ) would be a possible follow up solution to forteo ... treatment, but I know many people that used calcitonin ( Miacalcin ) "before" taking forteo, just don't know if it's ... Actonel, Fosamax) or the IV infused ones either. Google Miacalcin and see what you come up with if your curious. ...

  29. Anyone on Micalsin nasal spray?
    ... I am using fortical which is the generic of miacalcin . It seems to work and I haven't had any adverse reactions...

  30. osteoporosis, 26, pregnancy?
    ... really the only safe medicine to be on is forteo or miacalcin , these meds can get out of your system quicker than ... anyother. I am currently doing the nasal spray miacalcin , because I have to be on something, but I don't trust...

  31. Miacalcin, Anyone taking?
    ... Hello All, I am taking Miacalcin spray once a day. You can get it for free every 12...
    ... someone treating me like that. No side effects from the Miacalcin so far? Do you have to take it with Actonel? I don...

  32. Has anyone had sucess with Miacalcin
    ... chewables have something in that effect my stomach. Yes, Miacalcin is the nasal spray. I hope it works? I am not sure...

  33. Fosamax Side Effects
    ... I took Miacalcin (nasal spray) for probably about 7-8 years and then ... this the insurance said "well" we will pay for the Miacalcin !! Go Figure! Anyway, I really like the Miacalcin...
    ... problems with Fosamax and Evista too, I did look up Miacalcin (nasal spray). Turns out its a hormon from fish....

  34. Forteo in a nasal spray?
    ... course I am presently on Forteo !!! However, right now Miacalcin is a nasal spray for osteo which did not work for...

  35. Forteo shots, midsection weight gain?
    ... than before being put on forteo. They now have me on miacalcin nasal spray. Looks like my body would just not handle...
    ... meds!!!! Good luck and God bless. I sure hope the Miacalcin helps you out and you get squared away good w/your...
    ... the injections about 2 1/2 weeks ago. I had been on Miacalcin nasal spray for over 2 years and had continued to...
    ... have not had any problems so far. I do hope the miacalcin helps you and you can back to your old self soon....

  36. Boniva
    ... 2 pm when it let up. Now the doctor prescribed Miacalcin and I am afraid to take it or anything else. ...

  37. Miacalcin Injections
    ... miacalcin is made from salmon bones. I don't know if they make...

  38. FORTEO-Please respond if you have stopped after 2 years...new to board
    ... the option of the nasal spray form of calcitonin, Miacalcin . Plus there are nasal spray forms of PTH in the works...

  39. Forteo price
    ... P.S. If all else fails, you might want to try Miacalcin , a nasal spray version of Actonel/Fosamax....
    ... the plan people said it was a ripoff. I have tried Miacalcin and it gave me blinding headaches and stuffed me up...

  40. Please help
    ... Needless to say, medications such as Foxamax, Actonel, Miacalcin , and Evista are available to help you maintain your...

  41. Intra-Nasal PTH for Osteoporosis
    ... for the exciting info! Taape, have you ever tried Miacalcin (a nasal-spray bisphosphonate)?...
    ... on this. What was your T Score? I haven't tried Miacalcin only the Fosamax and then switched to Forteo quickly...
    ... years. I'll be 50 in a few weeks. Perhaps the Miacalcin will be a viable alternative for you, post-Forteo...

  42. Anyone taking Actonel or Fosamax and developed an ulcer?
    ... is pretty good so this might not be an option....... Miacalcin ......but the efficacy isn't that great. Make sure...

  43. Soon-to-be Forteo user with concerns
    ... proper trial. I assume you were unable to tolerate Miacalcin , as well? Good luck to us both! Best, Pat...
    ... taken all measures to correct it. I wasn't tried on Miacalcin - is that the chocolate chew medication? I feel like...
    ... Hi, taape, Miacalcin is a nasal spray. My mom is on it, because she can...

  44. Ever Used Calcitonin- Miacalcin?
    ... I've not used Miacalcin however, when I initially discussed the different ... treatments available with my Endocrine - he told me that Miacalcin used to be all that was available for him to prescribe ... initially declined the Forteo prescription and suggested Miacalcin ....
    ... My mother used the Miacalcin for a few years. However, when I saw her x-ray her ... bones were still transparent. I read later that Miacalcin did not work. Also have been researching the bisphosphon...
    ... I used the miacalcin nasal spray, it worked great for me, but now my insurance...

  45. Miacalcin/Use in men??
    ... know anyone, or is anyone here a male who has taken miacalcin for osteoporosis. i havent seen any indication for...

  46. Miacalcin
    ... better. There is a head to head study of Fosamax vs Miacalcin and it shows that Fosamax builds more bone. Not sure ... if there is any Actonel vs Miacalcin data. So, if you can tolerate a bisphosphonate such ... or Actonel....they are more efficacious. Also, Miacalcin does not 'build' bone. Only Forteo can build new bone ... . Miacalcin is an antiresorptive that decreases bone resorption...

  47. Forteo Side Effects (new user)
    ... I am a 52 yr old male on Forteo. I had been using miacalcin , but my Dr. did not think I was getting good results...

  48. Need Vitamin D supplement?
    ... switch to the bisphosphonates. I don't know where Miacalcin (calcitonin) fits into this picture and that will...

  49. Bone, Joint Pain Side Effects of Osteoporosis Treatments
    ... it to screw up your insides. Someone here mentioned Miacalcin could be an alternative medication as it's in a nasal...
    ... Someone here mentioned Miacalcin could be an alternative medication as it's in a nasal ... spray. I mentioned Miacalcin because of my mom's use of it. She is due for her...

  50. how fast can osteo develop ?- newbie
    ... before I can get another bone scan, and she put me on Miacalcin in the meanwhile. I had a bad reaction to it, very...
    ... already tell your doctor about the problems with the Miacalcin ?...
    ... came back from seeing my GP. She was surprised that Miacalcin caused me such grief, and is quite willing to look...

  51. EVISTA Side Effects
    ... and sit for long hours everyday. My Doctor put me on Miacalcin Nasal spray. The only side effect it has that I have...

  52. Zometa & Aredia complications
    ... I can take. HELP! I don't know if you can use Miacalcin Nasal Spray or not, but ask your Dr. about it. I can...

  53. I hope someone can help me
    ... Ask your Doctor about Miacalcin nasal spray. I have acid reflux also and because I ... hours every day driving, it is not an option. The miacalcin is sprayed in alternating nostrils once each day,...

  54. Lasting affects of Forteo
    ... of blood clots some of the oral meds cause. I take Miacalcin . Which is a nasal spray. It doesn't cause upset stomach ... anything this time, Thank God! Just don't know if the Miacalcin had anything to do with it. Hope you can use it as...

  55. I V Medication for Osteoporosis
    ... consider Fosamax or Actonel due to my Crohn's disease and Miacalcin is virtually useless. The Endocrinologist at Mayo...

  56. FOSAMAX sideeffect...
    ... Fasomax, so the Dr. put me on a nasal spray called Miacalcin . You spray it in alternate nostrils, once a day. I ... a day. So hang in there and ask your Dr. about the Miacalcin . Maybe, with Gods help, it will build your bone. Good...
    ... Fasomax, so the Dr. put me on a nasal spray called Miacalcin . You spray it in alternate nostrils, once a day. I ... a day. So hang in there and ask your Dr. about the Miacalcin . Maybe, with Gods help, it will build your bone. Good...
    ... Oh..I looked it up .. I don't think Miacalcin is not gonna be the answer after all.. it's the brand...
    ... a couple days. Hope the dr. could help you and the miacalcin will work for you. I fell again a couple weeks ago ... any good. Now I am taking 2400 mgs a day, plus the miacalcin . Sure hope it works. I had a patient one time, when...

  57. Newly Diagnosed and Terrified
    ... drugs, but I am investigating Fosamax, forteo and Miacalcin (calcitonin). One Web site said calcitonin seems...

  58. NEED to know Please
    ... called Actonel or Fosomax. Some of us take Evista or Miacalcin due to the fact that we were unable to tolerate the...

  59. Question re: Pelvic Fractures
    ... I take weekly Fosamax after being switched from Miacalcin about 3 months ago. Any input will be appreciated...
    ... I take weekly Fosamax after being switched from Miacalcin about 3 months ago. Any input will be appreciated ... yet. I wanted to know why you were switched from the Miacalcin nasal spray to the Fosamax? My doc just wrote me a...
    ... I too was wondering why you made the switch from Miacalcin to Fosamax. I'm taking Fosamax now. I started it when...
    ... yet. I wanted to know why you were switched from the Miacalcin nasal spray to the Fosamax? My doc just wrote me a...

  60. Help! What can I do for pain?
    ... know what to tell you to take for pain but how about Miacalcin Nasal Spray for the osteoporosis? I took Fosamax ... I'm many dollars and pains into it now. I started Miacalcin Nasal Spray for my osteoporosis in mid Jan. and so...

  61. Fosamax 70 mg joint and muscle pain
    ... to stop taking Fosamax. My doctor has prescribed miacalcin . Has anyone had any experience with this drug and ... wait until the pain subsides before I start on the miacalcin . :)...
    ... I tried Miacalcin but it gave me headaches. Also, it's the least effective...

Epilepsy board

  1. Tegretol causing osteoporosis, anyone know?
    ... on so that daily Calcium is about 1500 mg. Tried Miacalcin , but stopped because of nausea. Two questions: 1...
    ... on so that daily Calcium is about 1500 mg. Tried Miacalcin , but stopped because of nausea. Two questions: 1...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. SCS Trial to last for 2 Months
    ... Calcitonin is also known as Miacalcin ... it is a nasal spray. It is used for osteoporosis...

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. T-Scores
    ... been on fosamax for about the last five years and on miacalcin for about 2-3 years. Does anyone know anything about...
    ... been on fosamax for about the last five years and on miacalcin for about 2-3 years. Does anyone know anything about...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Synthroid and Bone Loss
    ... result of the surgery) for total thyroidectomy. How is Miacalcin nasal spra for building bones....
    ... bone density loss. I don't know anything about Miacalcin . Maybe try the osteoporosis board and ask them?...
    ... My doctor has ordered a test for VitD deficiency. Miacalcin is a nasal spray and has less side effects (including...

Addiction & Recovery board

  1. Help, pain, I called in a refill ...
    ... physician and hubby did start me on this new med called miacalcin which is a nose spray inteneded to build the bone...