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Medications for Hypocalcemia

Drugs associated with Hypocalcemia

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Hypocalcemia: Hypocalcemia is a condition in which there is too little calcium in the blood. A common form of hypocalcemia in babies is called neonatal hypocalcemia.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
calcium carbonate OTC N N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Brand names:  Caltrate, Calcium Oyster Shell, Cal-Gest, Alcalak, Oyster Shell Calcium 500, Oyster Calcium, Tums Kids, Calci Mix, Oysco 500

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
calcitriol Rx C N 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: calcitriol systemic

Brand name:  Rocaltrol

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ergocalciferol Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Brand names:  Vitamin D2, Calciferol, Calcidol, Drisdol

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
calcium gluconate Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium gluconate systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
calcium chloride Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium chloride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
calcium phosphate, tribasic OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium phosphate, tribasic systemic

Brand name:  Posture

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
calcium lactate Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium lactate systemic

Brand name:  Ridactate

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
parathyroid hormone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: parathyroid hormone systemic

Brand name:  Natpara

Drug class: parathyroid hormone and analogs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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