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Side effect(s) of Calcium Carbonate

Read the side effects of Calcium Carbonate as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart- Slow heart rate, cardiac arrest, abnormal heart rhythm.

Gastrointestinal- Constipation, loss of appetite, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Genitourinary- Kidney stone, kidney failure.

Metabolic- Increased calcium level, muscle weakness, headache, coma.

Allergic reactions- Itching, rash and hives.

Other Precautions : *Do not take in larger or smaller quantity or for longer than recommended.

Drug Name : Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate(Alka-Mints) generic is a dietary supplement, prescribed for calcium deficiency state which may occur in diseases such as decreased levels of parathyroid hormone (acute and chronic), postmenopausal osteoporosis, rickets and osteomalacia (softening of the bones). It is also used as an antacid.
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Trade Names for Calcium Carbonate

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International : 

Alka-Mints, Calel-D, Caltrate 600, Chooz, Os-Cal 500, Rolaids Calcium Rich, Titralac, Tums
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