Generic ( Calcium Carbonate )


Typical use Of Calcium Carbonate :To Relieve The Symptoms Of Indigestion, Heartburn, Acidity And Gases
Mechanism of action of Calcium Carbonate :Calcium Carbonate Is An Antacid Which Neutralizes Excess Acid In The Stomach.
Drug Interaction of Calcium Carbonate :Taking Calcium Carbonate With Thiazide Diuretics (bendroflumethiazide, Hydrochlorothiazide) Or Vitamin D May Lead To High Levels Of Blood Calcium And Disturb The Body’s Acid/base Balance. Calcium Carbonate May Also Interact With Tetracyclines And Bisphosphonates. Always Consult Your Doctor For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Calcium Carbonate :Constipation, Burping, Loss Of Appetite, Dry Mouth, Metallic Taste, High Levels Of Blood Calcium, Disturbance In The Body’s Acid/base Balance (alkalosis), Changes In Blood Chemistry May Lead To Symptoms Such As Tiredness, Irritable Or Stiff Muscles Or Cramp And Indigestion May Occur After Stopping The Medicine.


INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM CARBONATE


How Calcium Carbonate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Calcium Carbonate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Calcium Carbonate

No Studies Found