My father is diabetic and got kidney malfunction, doc prescribed him calcium acetate but now he developing adverse effect of it,,, mainly headache and stomach pain,,sometimes depression,,, he is also taking keto sterile,,,
Calcium acetate regulates phosphate levels in the blood with people who have failing kidneys. It is contraindicated if the calcium levels in blood are too high. The following link explains:
He needs to be assessed by his doctor. Do not stop this medication until doctor has been consulted.
- Calcium Acetate Information for Consumers
- Calcium Acetate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Calcium Acetate (detailed)
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