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Synthetic Salmon Calcitonin (Miacalcin)  
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  The use of salmon calcitonin involves continuous long-term therapy by injection. The most prominent biologic action of salmon calcitonin is a reduction of osteoclastic activity, thereby decreasing bone resorption. There is also a significant analgesic effect on bone pain. The most impressive effect is healing of osteolytic lesions. Nasal spray salmon calcitonin has not been shown to be consistently effective in treating Paget's disease  
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