- What is calcium acetate-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for calcium acetate-oral?
- Is calcium acetate-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for calcium acetate-oral?
- What are the uses for calcium acetate-oral?
- What are the side effects of calcium acetate-oral?
- What is the dosage for calcium acetate-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with calcium acetate-oral?
- Is calcium acetate-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about calcium acetate-oral?
Is calcium acetate-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Calcium acetate may be used safely in pregnant women if calcium levels are monitored and kept within normal limits.
It is not known how much additional calcium is excreted in human milk from using calcium acetate. Calcium is a normal nutritional component of human milk.
What else should I know about calcium acetate-oral?
What preparations of calcium acetate-oral are available?
Tablet or capsule: 667 mg; Oral solution: 667 mg/5 ml.
How should I keep calcium acetate-oral stored?
Calcium acetate should be stored at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).
Reference: FDA Prescibing Information
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