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Medications for Osteopenia

Drugs associated with Osteopenia

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

What is Osteopenia: Osteopenia is a decrease in the amount of calcium and phosphorus in the bone. This can cause bones to be weak and brittle, and increases the risk for broken bones.

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

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

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

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Caltrate OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

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Calcium Oyster Shell OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

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Alcalak OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

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Oyster Shell Calcium 500 OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

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Tums Kids OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Oysco 500 OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

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Oyster Calcium OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Cal-Gest OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Calci Mix OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium carbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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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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