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Neo-Calglucon Side Effects

Generic Name: calcium glubionate

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug calcium glubionate. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Neo-Calglucon.

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]


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

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