Heartburn, Indigestion, Calcium deficiency, Hypocalcaemia, Hyperphosphatemia, Calcium supplement, Stomach upset
May be taken with or without food. Take w/ meals for better absorption. Avoid taking w/ large amount of fibre-rich food.
Adult: PO Hyperacidity: Take 1-2 tab as needed, up to a max of 16 tab/day. May suck or chew tablets. Hyperphosphataemia in chronic renal failure Ini... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <25 Dosage adjustments may be needed depending on serum calcium levels.
Patients with Ca renal calculi or history of renal calculi; hypercalcaemia; hypophosphataemia. Patients with suspected digoxin toxicity.
Mode of Action
Calcium carbonate can neutralise gastric acid rapidly and effectively. However, it may adversely activate Ca dependent processes, leading to secretion o... View More
Renal impairment, hypoparathyroid disease, hypercalcaemia-associated diseases. Calcium absorption is impaired in achlorhydria; use an alternate salt and... View More
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, flatulence; hypercalcaemia; metabolic alkalosis; milk-alkali syndrome, tissue-calcification. Gastric hypersecr... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C Lactation: Safe; crosses the placenta; appears in breast milk
Co-administration with thiazide diuretics or vit D may lead to milk-alkali syndrome and hypercalcaemia. Decreased absorption with corticosteroids. Decre... View More