calcium acetate-oral Index

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Calcium acetate (Phoslo Gelcaps, Eliphos, Phoslyra) is a drug that helps people with end-stage kidney failure keep from retaining too much phosphate in the blood. High phosphate levels (hyperphosphatemia) causes hyperparathyroidism, which in turn causes problems with bones and calcium in tissues.

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  • PhosLo
  • Phoslyra