Calcium Citrate/calcium acetate is a Medicine belongs to Electrolytes group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :    Page :   Edition : , Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Z-Care,CCM, Milkal-G

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 950 mg(200 mg calcium)  , Tablet with 2376 mg (500 mg calcium)  , Capsule with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 786   Edition : 12, Martindale    Page : 1785   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IM, SC,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1785   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info

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Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : gastrointestinal irritation, hypercalcaemia, anorexia, nausea, constipation, vomiting, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, mental disturbances, polydipsia, polyuria, nephrocalcinosis, renal calculi, Cardiac arrhythmias, coma, hot flashes, peripheral vasodilatation,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Calcium Citrate/calcium acetate is with , Corticosteroids, , Thiazide Diuretics , Bisphosphonates, FLUOROQUINOLONES , , TETRACYCLINES ,  Vitamin D,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Vitamin D increases the gastrointestinal absorption of calcium and thiazide diuretics decrease its urinary excretion. Bran decreases the gastrointestinal absorption of calcium. Corticosteroids also reduce calcium absorption. Calcium enhances the effects of digitalis glycosides on the heart. Calcium salts reduce the absorption of a number of other drugs such as bisphosphonates, fluoroquinolones, and tetracyclines; doses should be separated by at least 3 hour.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : cautiously to patients with renal impairment, or diseases associated with hypercalcaemia such as sarcoidosis and some malignancies, avoided in patients with calcium renal calculi, or a history of renal calculi,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 17 86   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   ,
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Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Pancreatic juice, Biliary, Renal, Faecal,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1786   Edition : 38,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA