Used to prevent or treat lowbloodcalciumlevels in people who do not get enoughcalciumfrom their diets. It may be used to treat conditions caused by lowcalciumlevels such asbone loss(osteoporosis), weak bones (osteomalacia/rickets), decreased activity of the parathyroid gland (hypoparathyroidism), and a certain muscle disease (latent tetany). It may also be used in certain patients to make sure they are getting enough calcium (e.g., women who arepregnant, nursing, or postmenopausal, people taking certainmedicationssuch as phenytoin,phenobarbital, orprednisone).
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Constipationorstomachupset may occur.nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, unusual weight loss, mental/mood changes, change in the amount of urine, bone/muscle pain, headache, increased thirst, increased urination, weakness, tiredness, fast/pounding heartbeat.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: digoxin, phosphate binders, thiazide diuretics (e.g., hydrochlorothiazide).Calcium can decrease the absorption of other drugs such as tetracycline antibiotics (e.g., doxycycline, minocycline), bisphosphonates (e.g., alendronate), estramustine, levothyroxine, and quinolone antibiotics (e.g., ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin)
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:heart/blood vessel disease,kidney stones,kidney disease, certain immune system disorder (sarcoidosis),liverdisease, certain bowel diseases (Crohn's disease, Whipple's disease), little or no stomach acid (achlorhydria).
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