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Calcium - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Calcium

Generic Name : Calcium
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Calcium are provided here.

Pronunciation : KAL-See-um-poos-ph-ate

Learn the correct pronunciation of the Calcium, understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.


ICD Code : Y43.5 Therapeutic Classification : Acidifiers

Trade Names/Brand Names of Calcium

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Why is Calcium Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an essential body mineral, it ensures the adequate supply of calcium to bones.

What is the dosage of Calcium?

Take this medication with a large glass of water during or after a meal.If it is a chewable tablet,it must be chewed before swallowing.

How should Calcium be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Calcium?

•Inform your doctor if you have a complaint of diarrhea,stomachache,lung diseases and kidney diseases.

What are the side effects of Calcium?

Nausea,vomiting,dry mouth and increased urination are the common side effects.

What are the other precautions for Calcium?

Do not take other medications for 2 hours.

What are the storage conditions for Calcium?

Store at room temperature in a tight container.Keep it away from sunlight and moisture.
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