Calcium Lactate

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  • Other
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal

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Uses of Calcium Lactate

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Calcium Lactate is used in the treatment of:

  • Hypocalcemia
  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal

Calcium Lactate is used in the prevention of:

  • Osteoporosis

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

Calcium Lactate Brand Names

Calcium Lactate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Calcium Lactate Drug Class

Calcium Lactate is part of the drug class:

Calcium Lactate Interactions

This is not a complete list of Calcium Lactatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Calcium Lactate 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 Lactate 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 Lactate 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 Lactate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Calcium Lactate Dosage

Take calcium lactate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Calcium Lactate 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 Lactate is available in the following doses:

  • Calcium Glycerophosphate-calcium Lactate 50 Mg-50 Mg/10 Ml Injectable Solution
  • Calcium Lactate 325 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Calcium Lactate 650 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Calcium Lactate Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Calcium Lactate is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet