Calcium Acetate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Calcium Acetate (calcium acetate systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: minerals and electrolytes, phosphate binders and is used to treat Hyperphosphatemia.

US matches:


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Food additive

Mineral supplement

Treatment of hyperphosphatemia

Used in solutions for dialysis

Chemical Names

Acetic acid, calcium salt (USAN)

Calciumdiacetat (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Calcii acetas (Latin)
  • Calciumacetat (German)
  • Calcium, acétate de (French)
  • Calcio, acetato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Calcium Acetate (OS: JAN)
  • Acetic acid, calcium salt (IS)
  • Brown acetate of lime (IS)
  • Calcium aceticum (IS)
  • E 263 (IS)
  • EINECS 200-540-9 (IS)
  • Essigsäure, Calciumsalz (IS)
  • Gray acetate of lime (IS)
  • Kalciumacetat (IS)
  • Lime acetate (IS)
  • Lime pyrolignite (IS)
  • UNII-Y882YXF34X (IS)
  • Vinegar salts (IS)
  • Calcii acetas anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Calcium Acetate (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Calcium acetate, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Calciumacetat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Ace-Cal
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • AcetaPhos
    Salmon, Switzerland
  • Aluboro (Calcium Acetate and Aluminium Sulphate)
    Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, El Salvador
  • Anti-Fosfat Ca
    Assos, Turkey
  • Calacet
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Calcet
    Teva, Germany
  • Calcetate
    Charoon Bhesaj, Thailand
  • Calcium Acetate Paddock
    Paddock, United States
  • Calcium Acetate Roxane
    Roxane, United States
  • Calcium Magnesium Tonicum (Calcium Acetate and Calcium Acetate (veterinary use))
    Dopharma, Germany
  • Calcium Magnesium Tonicum (Calcium Acetate and Magnesium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Dopharma, Germany
  • Calciumacetat Medice
    Medice, Austria
  • Calciumacetat Prorenal AM
    Mamisch Prorenal, Germany
  • Calcium-Acetat Salmon Pharma
    Salmon, Switzerland
  • Calciumacetat-Nefro
    Medice, Germany; Medice, Luxembourg; Medice, Latvia; Medice Arzneimittel Pütter, Lithuania
  • Calcium-Acetat-Phosphatbinder Bichsel
    Bichsel, Switzerland
  • Calgalin
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Calowlin
    U-Liang, Taiwan
  • Ca-P
    Yu Sheng, Taiwan
  • Caphos
    Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Taiwan
  • Delincal
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Domeboro (Calcium Acetate and Aluminium Sulphate)
    Serral, Mexico
    Cypress, United States
  • Everose
    Fresenius, United Kingdom
  • OsvaRen (Calcium Acetate and Magnesium Carbonate)
    Fresenius, Germany; Fresenius, United Kingdom; Fresenius, Greece; Fresenius, Ireland; Fresenius, Lithuania; Fresenius, Latvia; Fresenius, Malta; Fresenius, Norway; Fresenius, Poland; Fresenius Kabi, Serbia; Fresenius Kabi, Slovenia; Fresenius Med.Care, Italy; Fresenius Medical Care, Austria; Fresenius Medical Care, Czech Republic; Fresenius Medical Care, Denmark; Fresenius Medical Care, Estonia; Fresenius Medical Care, Spain; Fresenius Medical Care, Finland; Fresenius Medical Care Sverige, Sweden
  • Phos Cal
    Washington, Taiwan
  • Phosex
    Biofact, Ireland; Vitaline Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Phos-Ex
    Baltian Sairaalapalvelu, Finland; Cablon, Netherlands; Gry, Austria; Medans, Estonia; NorDia Tech, Denmark; Renapharma, Sweden; Say, Turkey; Teva-Gry, Germany; Vitaline, Norway; Vitaline, Sweden
  • PhosLo
    Fresenius, United Kingdom; Fresenius, Netherlands; Fresenius Medical Care, Canada; Fresenius Medical Care, Spain; Fresenius Medical Care, United States; Han All, South Korea; Pasteur, Chile
  • Phoslyra
    Fresenius Medical Care, United States
  • Phos-Out
    Pensa, Turkey
  • Phosphosorb
    Fresenius, Germany; Fresenius, Greece; Fresenius, Lithuania; Fresenius, Latvia; Fresenius, Malta; Fresenius, Slovakia; Fresenius Kabi, Slovenia; Fresenius Medical Care, Estonia; Fresenius Medical Care, France
  • Phosposorb
    Fresenius, Poland
  • Phosunk
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Proca
    Panion & BF, Taiwan
  • Procal
    Pei Li, Taiwan
  • Renacet
    Kora, United Kingdom
  • Royen
    Inmunosyn, Colombia; Rubio, Spain
  • Transgram (Calcium Acetate and Gentamicin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France

International Drug Name Search


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Click for further information on drug naming conventions and International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.