Calcitonin for Cancer Pain
Side effects of calcitonin are not common but can include:
- Redness, tenderness, swelling, or warmth at the injection site.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Decreased appetite.
- Stomach pain.
- Unusual taste sensation, such as a salty or metallic taste.
- Increased urination.
- Flushing of the face, ears, hands, or feet.
- Tingling or tenderness of palms of hands or soles of feet.
- Nasal congestion.
See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.)
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 28, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology