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Calcium Lactate

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

In the US, Calcium Lactate (calcium lactate systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Hypocalcemia, Hypoparathyroidism, Osteomalacia, Osteoporosis and Pseudohypoparathyroidism.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Mineral supplement

Chemical Name

Mixture of calcium (2R)-, (2S)- and (2RS)-2-hydroxypropanoates (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Calcii lactas anhydricus (Latin)
  • Calciumlactat, wasserfreies (German)
  • Calcium (lactate de) anhydre (French)

Generic Names

  • Calcium (lactate de) (OS: DCF)
  • Calcium Lactate (OS: JAN)
  • Calcium (S)-dilactat (IS)
  • Calcium (S)-lactat (IS)
  • E 327 (IS)
  • Calcii lactas anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium (lactate de) anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium Lactate (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Calcium Lactate, Anhydrous (PH: BP 2016)
  • Calcium lactate, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calciumlactat, wasserfreies (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium lactate monohydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcii lactas monohydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium Lactate Monohydrate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Calcium, lactate de, monohydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calciumlactat-Monohydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium Lactate Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • E327 (E Number) (IS)
  • Calcio lattato pentaidrato (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Calcii lactas pentahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium Lactate Hydrate (PH: JP XVII)
  • Calcium lactate pentahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calcium Lactate Pentahydrate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Calcium, lactate de, pentahydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Calciumlactat-Pentahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Lactate de calcium pentahydraté (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

Brand Names


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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