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Calcium gluceptate Side Effects

Applies to calcium gluceptate: compounding powder, injectable solution


Gastrointestinal side effects have rarely included infusion-related nausea and a calcium taste.[Ref]


Local side effects have included mild and transient reactions at the site of injection.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included a tingling, heat, or oppressive sensation due to rapid infusion rate.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Calcium Gluceptate (calcium gluceptate)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.

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

Some side effects of calcium gluceptate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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