Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate

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Uses of Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate

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Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate is used in the treatment of:

  • Hypocalcemia
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Heartburn

Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate is used in the prevention of:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Magnesium Deficiency

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate Brand Names

Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate Drug Class

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Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • CALCIUM ACETATE/CIPROFLOXACIN
  • CALCIUM ACETATE/GATIFLOXACIN
  • CALCIUM ACETATE/LEVOFLOXACIN
  • CALCIUM ACETATE/MOXIFLOXACIN
  • CIPROFLOXACIN/MAGNESIUM CARBONATE
  • DOXYCYCLINE/MAGNESIUM CARBONATE
  • MAGNESIUM CARBONATE/TETRACYCLINE
  • MAGNESIUM CARBONATE/ZALCITABINE (DIDEOXYCYTIDINE,ddC)

This is not a complete list of Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Calcium Acetate / Magnesium Carbonate falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Calcium Acetate / Magnesium Carbonate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Calcium Acetate / Magnesium Carbonate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate Dosage

Take calcium acetate and magnesium carbonate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Calcium Acetate And Magnesium Carbonate is available in the following doses:

  • Calcium Acetate-magnesium Carbonate 300 Mg-300 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Calcium Acetate-magnesium Carbonate 450 Mg-200 Mg Oral Tablet