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Calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate is also known as: MagneBind 200, MagneBind 300, Marblen

Calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate Pregnancy Warnings

Use is considered acceptable.

AU TGA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.
US FDA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.

Comment: Patients should limit their daily intake of calcium to 2500 mg.

There are no controlled data using calcium carbonate in human pregnancy; however, based on years of use, the malformative risk is unlikely in humans. In some patients, permanent hypercalcemia has resulted in adverse events on the fetus. Animal studies using magnesium carbonate have not been reported. There are no controlled data using either of the drugs, alone or in combination, in human pregnancy.

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Calcium carbonate / magnesium carbonate Breastfeeding Warnings

Use is generally considered acceptable; benefit to mother should outweigh risk to the infant.

Excreted into human milk: Yes (calcium carbonate); Data not available (magnesium carbonate)
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available (magnesium carbonate)

Comment: Calcium carbonate has been used without apparent harmful effects in the nursing infant.

Calcium is normally excreted in human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  2. "Product Information. MagneBind 300 (calcium carbonate-magnesium carbonate)." Nephro-Tech Inc, Shawnee, KS.
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. "Product Information. MagneBind 300 (calcium carbonate-magnesium carbonate)." Nephro-Tech Inc, Shawnee, KS.

Further information

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