This site speaks to Miacalcin Alcohol interaction, generic name Calcitonin is also sold under the brand name Calcimer.
This drug is known as a Peptide hormone and is prescribed for Osteoporosis (a condition characterized by loss of bone mass due to depletion of minerals, especially calcium) in women who have gone through menopause. It is also prescribed for Paget’s disease of bone.
Moderate alcohol consumption, is advised while taking this drug.
At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. Anything more than that is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol, that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.
If a person drinks only once or twice a week but drinks on the same days each week and more than two drinks this is considered as an alcohol dependency.
If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.
Some consider alcoholism as a disease while others consider it an addiction which is the result of personal choice and character fault. This school of thought blames the alcoholism on life style choices.
Personally I consider alcoholism a genetic tendency as I have seen families of alcoholics even when they live far apart. These unfortunate people are probably dependent on alcohol from the first drink.
When alcohol interacts with prescription over the counter drugs it usually results in negative health effects most especially liver damage as the main organ affected.
Before starting advise your physician of any allergies, if you have untreated or uncontrolled epilepsy, a bone marrow disorder, paralytic ileus, intestinal blockage, clozapine infection or immune suppression medication, heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, high blood pressure, history of heart attack or stroke, epilepsy, seizure, lung disease, liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes, bone marrow disorder, blood cell disorder, enlarged prostate, urinary problems, glaucoma or a history of smoking.
Do not use if allergic to this drug.
Do not use if pregnant or planning to become so.
Be aware of any changes in the lining of your nose while using this drug.
Common Side Effects
Stuffy nose, runny nose, other nasal symptoms and back pain.
Less Common Side Effects
Flu like symptoms, red rash, muscle ache, joint problems, sinus irritation, upper respiratoty infection, bronchial spasm, high blood pressure, angina pain, upset stomach, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, cystitis, dizziness, tingling in the hands or feet, eye tearing, swollen lymph glands and infections.
Rare Side Effects
Depression, fatigue, swelling around the eyes, red eyes, fever, skin ulcers, eczema, baldness, itching, sweating, arthritis, stiffness, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, coughing, breathing difficulties, change in taste or smell, phantom smells, rapid heartbeat, heart palpitation, heart attack, vomiting, stomach gas, increased appetite, stomach irritation, dry mouth, hepatitis, thirst, gallstones, weight gain, goiter, overactive thyroid, blood in the urine, urinary infection, fainting, migraines, nerve pain, agitation, hearing loss, ringing or buzzing in the ears, earache, blurred vision, floaters, flushing, stroke, vein irritation, anemia, sleepless, anxiety and appetite loss.
This site serves as an information source only and does not dispense medical advice or any other kind of advice. If you are seeking medical advice you are advised to consult your own physician.