Calcium glubionate Side Effects
Applies to calcium glubionate: oral syrup
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]
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 side effects have been reported rarely. They have included nausea and constipation.[Ref]
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3. Fordtran JS "Acid rebound." N Engl J Med 279 (1968): 900-5
Not all side effects for calcium glubionate 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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