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Calcionate Side Effects

Generic Name: calcium glubionate

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of calcium glubionate. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Calcionate.

Applies to calcium glubionate: oral syrup

Metabolic

When calcium is administered for prolonged periods, hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria may result. This is more likely in patients with hypoparathyroidism who are also receiving large amounts of milk.[Ref]

Metabolic side effects have included hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Prolonged administration can result in hypercalciuria and the development of calcium nephrolithiasis in some cases, particularly when in the presence of loop diuretics.[Ref]

Genitourinary side effects have rarely included hypercalciuria and the development of calcium nephrolithiasis.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have been reported rarely. They have included nausea and constipation.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Neo-Calglucon (calcium glubionate)." Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ.

2. Edelson GW, Kleerekoper M "Hypercalcemic crisis." Med Clin North Am 79 (1995): 79-92

3. Fordtran JS "Acid rebound." N Engl J Med 279 (1968): 900-5

Not all side effects for Calcionate may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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