Calcinase Nasal Spray is a medicine used for treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. It makes the bones stronger and lowers the risk of fractures.
Calcinase Nasal Spray should be used as you have been advised by your doctor. Normally you should blow your nose gently before using it, keep one nostril closed while applying the medicine into the other and then sniff hard to make sure it reaches deep into the nose. Then repeat for the other nostril. You should take adequate supplements of calcium and vitamin D while on the treatment of this medicine to make it more effective.
The most common side effects of this medicine include runny nose, nose bleed, back pain, joint pain, headache, and other nose symptoms such as itching, irritation, and discomfort. These are usually mild but if they bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.
To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before taking the medicine.
USES OF CALCINASE NASAL SPRAY
- Post menopausal osteoporosis
- Paget’s disease
SIDE EFFECTS OF CALCINASE NASAL SPRAY
Common side effects of Calcinase
- Runny nose
- Nasal irritation
HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?
The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.
Coping with Nasal irritationTry using a saltwater nasal spray from time to time. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and stop your nose drying out. Avoid things that irritate your nose (triggers such as pollen, dust and animal fur). Try not to blow or pick your nose as this may irritate it further. Inhale steam and use a humidifier to add moisture to the air in your home.
HOW TO USE CALCINASE NASAL SPRAY