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Title: Suppression of bone resorption in early postmenopausal women by intranasal salmon calcitonin in relation to dosage and basal bone turnover
Authors: B. Ongphiphadhanakul
N. Piaseu
L. Chailurkit
R. Rajatanavin
Mahidol University
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology;Medicine
Issue Date: 5-May-1998
Citation: Calcified Tissue International. Vol.62, No.5 (1998), 379-382
Abstract: In the present study, we assessed the ability of increasing doses of intranasal calcitonin to suppress urinary deoxypyridinoline cross-link (DPD), a specific biochemical marker of bone resorption, in early postmenopausal women. Subjects consisted of 30 healthy Thai women within 5 years of postmenopause, randomly assigned to 50, 100, or 200 IU of intranasal calcitonin 5 days/week for 3 months. Calcium supplementation by calcium carbonate capsules at 750 mg of elemental calcium per day was given to all subjects. Twenty four-hour urine for DPD and creatinine assays was collected at baseline, 1 month, and 3 months after treatment. All DPD values were corrected with urinary creatinine before analyses. Data were expressed as mean ± SEM. DPD decreased significantly 1 month after intranasal calcitonin treatment (P < 0.01). However, at 3 months, DPD increased when compared with the values at 1 month (P < 0.01), suggesting that there may be a reduction in the suppression of bone resorption after prolonged calcitonin therapy. Using a stepwise multiple regression model to address whether dosage and DPD at baseline influence the response to intranasal calcitonin, it was found that DPD suppression after intranasal calcitonin was not related to dosage but was strongly associated with baseline DPD (P < 0.0001). Suppression of bone resorption in early postmenopausal women by intranasal calcitonin is determined more by the state of bone turnover at baseline than the dosage of calcitonin.
ISSN: 0171967X
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