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Caltrate

(Calcium Carbonate - non Rx)

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No Prescription Required
Manufacturer:
Formulation:
Pfizer
Tablet
Product
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Caltrate
600mg
60 Tablet
$28.60
  • ABOUT
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What is Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx used for?

This medicine is used as a dietary supplement where calcium intake may be inadequate i.e during childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, lactation, and in postmenopausal women and the aged. This medicine is also prescribed to treat calcium deficiency states which may occur in diseases such as hypoparathyroidism (acute and chronic), pseudohypoparathyroidism, postmenopausal and senile osteoporosis, rickets and osteomalacia.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx be stored?

Store at room temperature (between 59 and 86 degrees F). Store in a tightly closed container, out of the reach of children.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria (e.g., hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D overdosage, decalcifying tumors such as plasmocytoma; bone metastases); severe renal disease; and in calcium loss due to immobilization.

What precautions should I follow when taking Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any other prescription medicine, nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have any other medical condition like impaired kidney function, kidney stones

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx?

Keep out of the reach of children. Bottle sealed with printed foil under cap, do not use if foil is torn.

What are the side effects of Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx?

Most severe: Constipation

Most common:  Upset stomach; constipation; gas.

Other: None

How should I take Caltrate/Calcium Carbonate - non Rx?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. This medicine may be recommended by your doctor or pharmacist as a source of calcium. Do not use the maximum dosage for more than 2 weeks unless advised to do so by your health care provider. This medicine can interact with certain medicines. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medicines without talking with your health care provider. This includes any herbal preparations and dietary supplements. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than recommended unless advised to do so by your health care provider. Contact your health care provider at once if you feel you have taken too much of this medicine. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised to by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider.