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Uses of Calcium Pantothenate
Calcium Pantothenate is used in the treatment of:
- Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
- Vitamin B Deficiency
Calcium Pantothenate is used in the prevention of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Calcium Pantothenate Brand Names
Calcium Pantothenate may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Calcium Pantothenate Drug Class
Calcium Pantothenate is part of the drug classes:
Calcium Pantothenate Interactions
This is not a complete list of Calcium Pantothenatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Calcium Pantothenate 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 Pantothenate 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.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Calcium Pantothenate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Calcium Pantothenate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.