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Osteoporosis

Is Fortical Better Than Miacalcin For Osteoporosis?

01/08/2007

Question:

I am considering taking a calcitonin for osteoporosis and am trying to decide between Fortical and Miacalcin. Which would be better? For the sake of this question, assume calcitonin to be the appropriate medication.

Answer:

They are comparable drugs.  Check on your insurance coverage.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati