Description

Calcitonin is a calciotropic hormone, which inhibits bone resorption by a direct action on osteoclasts. By inhibiting osteoclast activity via its specific receptors, salmon calcitonin decreases bone resorption.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Calcitonin preparations
H Systemic hormonal preparations, excl. Sex hormones and insulins → H05 Calcium homeostasis → H05B Anti-parathyroid agents

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