Heartburn, Calcium supplement, Calcium deficiencies
Should be taken with food.
Adult: PO 19-50 yr: 1,000 mg elemental Ca/day and >50 yr: 1,200 mg elemental Ca/day.
Renal impairment (frequent monitoring of serum calcium and phosphorus is recommended);
Conditions associated with hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuria.
Mode of Action
Calcium is used to prevent or treat negative calcium balance. It also helps facilitate nerve and muscle performance as well as normal cardiac function. ... View More
Sarcoidosis; history of nephrolithiasis. Avoid IV admin of calcium in patients on cardiac glycosides. Increased risk of hypercalcaemia and hypercalciuri... View More
GI discomfort e.g. nausea, vomiting, constipation; bradycardia, arrhythmias. Dry mouth, increased thirst or increased urination. Mental confusion, milk-... View More
May reduce the efficacy of calcium-channel blockers. Concurrent admin of IV calcium salt with cardiac glycosides may lead to serious adverse events. Inc... View More