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Calcium Acetate Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 23, 2021.

Applies to the following strengths: 667 mg; 0.5 mEq/mL; 667 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Hyperphosphatemia

Initial dose: 1334 mg (2 tablets/capsules, or 10 mL), orally, with each meal
Maintenance dose: 2001 to 2668 mg (3 to 4 tablets/capsules, or 15 to 20 mL) with each meal


  • Titrate dose every 2 to 3 weeks until an acceptable serum phosphorous level is reached.

Use: Reduce serum phosphorous levels in patients with end stage renal disease.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


See Usual Adult Dose

Further information

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